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excitement in consequence.  B. Hills
off, Schell off, I off.         Hurriedly
down to the levee and the vessel.  Then
she lay quiet enough, all the reporters
on board, including H. Hills and
Schell.    All a mistake on the part
of Johnstone   general repudiation of
him and his protestations.    A council.
Disposition of forces   Howell to go
to Algiers, to inquire about vessel, said
to be coaling, Hayes and I to visit quar-
termasters, the two Hills to board
the Clifton, where they expected to get
lists of killed & wounded and addition-
al particulars.      Desire of Johnstone to
accompany first Howell, then Hayes
and myself.   His blatherskite talk.
I tell him we want to be alone and
will be, bid him take his at once, and
we ll go t ther.   He does so.    Hayes
& I go, first to Butler s ex-house,
then to Lafayette Square, to the quar-
termasters.    Back, with our news,
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page ten
Description:Describes sharing tasks with the other New Orleans correspondents.
Date:1863-01-06
Subject:Civil War; Clifton (Ship); Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; Hills, A.G.; Howell; Johnstone; Journalism; Mary A. Boardman (Ship); Schell, Frank H.
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]; [Galveston, Texas]
Coverage (Street):Lafayette Square
Scan Date:2011-01-03

 

Volume
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.