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sently Shaw.    Whiskey-skins (in
little pitchers) ad libitum.    Left the
party at midnight.
  3.  Saturday.   Out with 
Schell and Johnstone, to Adam s Ex
press, Custom-House street and
the Post Office.   Left  em, severally, re-
turned, went on meander, got hair cut
at little Spanish barber s during heavy
shower of rain, looked into British 
Consulate (to ask after Bunch of Char-
leston) then returned to San Carlos.
Diaristic scribbling.      Non mi re-
cordo as to rest of the afternoon.   In
the evening loafing in hall, until
an* invitation from H. Hills trans-
ported me to his room and what
is erroneously put down to the credit 
of yesterday evening, the details of
which I have forgotten.
  4.  Sunday.   More rumors about
Burt, who has returned.       At 10,
went up to Gen. Hamilton s to find
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page seven
Description:Mentions getting his hair cut and rumors about Burt's return to New Orleans.
Subject:Bunch, Robert; Burt, William L.; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton, Andrew Jackson; Hills, A.C.; Johnstone; Schell, Frank H.; Shaw, Charles P.
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
Coverage (Street):Custom-House Street
Scan Date:2011-01-03


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ''The New York Tribune'' at New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as his preparations in New York for going back to England.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; New Orleans, Louisiana; Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Note:Thomas Butler Gunn was born February 15, 1826, in Banbury, England, and came to New York in 1849. During the Civil War he worked as a correspondent for the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. He returned to England in 1863, and died in Birmingham in April 1903. The collection includes twenty-one volumes of his diaries, including newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, and various other items inserted by Gunn. Diary entries date from July 7, 1849, to April 7, 1863, and include his experiences with the New York publishing and literary world, his descriptions of boarding houses, his travels throughout the United States, and his experiences traveling with the Federal army as a Civil War correspondent.
Publisher:Missouri History Museum
Rights:Copyright 2011 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.