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mud met Gen. Grover by his head-
quarters, and had a talk with him.
Called also at newspaper office opposite; then,
alone, into Gen. Grover s headquarters 
to get newspapers.        Gen. Augur is now
in command.     Story of torpedoes dis-
covered by the Essex, in the river, two
miles below Port Hudson.   To our
house and hardly out again during 
the rest of the day.    Papers from Capt.
Seamans.    A visit in the evening from 
a Lieut. Entwhistle (of Billy Wilson s 
regiment) and a friend of his.   Story
of the burning of Warrenton, Fla.; the
fight on Santa Rosa Island.      Brad-
ley visited us this morning, bringing with
him three bottles of ale and one of 
A series of complimentary reso-
lutions to Col Turnbull, on his retire-
ment from his regiment, written by Hills
at the regiment of Bradley.        The Pre-
sident s Proclamation   effect on the
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page thirty-six
Description:Mentions a talk with Lieutenant Entwhistle about the burning of Warrenton, Florida, and the fight on Santa Rosa Island.
Subject:Augur, Christopher Colon; Bradley, Lieutenant; Civil War; Emancipation Proclamation; Grover, Cuvier; Entwhistle, Lieutenant; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hills, A.C.; Military; Seamans, William H.; Turnbull, Colonel
Coverage (City/State):[Baton Rouge, Louisiana]
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.