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les Street and raw oysters, to hotel
and two hour doze.     Schell in, draw-
ing; anon H. Hills, from Algiers,
whither he had been after the Missi-
sippi, and successfully delivered him-
self of our packages.    Mutual whis-
key-skins.      To Southern Restau-
rant with H. Hills and Schell,
then with former to Varieties theatre,
where we saw the termination
of a monstrously absurd drama on
the French Revolution, and Broug-
hams  Pocahontas,  pretty well done.
Hayes, Bogert & Cozzens were there.
Anon to hotel, finding Shaw talking
with Hamilton.
  9.  Friday.   Abed till 11  .  Entrance
of H. Hills.  Going to Baton Rouge.
Breakfast alone, on eggs & oysters.
To Quartermasters.   Got passes up
& down the river for entire quintette.
Saw Bogart at Holabird s office.
Back; packing up, hurriedly
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page sixteen
Description:Regarding preparation for a journey to Baton Rouge.
Date:1863-01-08
Subject:Bogert; Cozzens, S.W.; Food; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; Schell, Frank H.; Shaw, Charles P.; Theater
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
Scan Date:2011-01-03

 

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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.