Writing at night to Gray. In
B. Hills room. Naval party there.
Ripley up. In my room. Work.
Schell and B. Hills return from Gen.
Banks headquarters, bringing me
letters, from my mother, Haney &
Boweryem. (Death of Grace, Mort.
Thomson s wife poor Grace!) Reading
&c till 1 or 2.
6. Friday. Up not too early
Ripley, Schell & B. Hills in, consecutive-
ly. Down stairs, in rotunda.
Expectations of a movement. Gen.
Weitzel, Augur and others. With
Ripley to the Post Office got papers.
Back. With Crane to the Sanitary
Commission Warehouse. Back to his
room.. In my own. In Hamilton s.
Below. In rotunda. In parlor
with Ripley & Schell. Dined at
St Charles. Campbell & Ripley.
Loafing. In Hayes room with him
and Schell, all scribbling new. A very
|Title:||Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page fifty-one|
|Description:||Mentions the death of Grace Thomson.|
|Subject:||Augur, Christopher Colon; Boweryem, George; Campbell; Civil War; Crane; Eldredge, Grace (Thomson); Gay, Sidney H.; Gunn, Samuel, Mrs.; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Haney, Jesse; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.G.; Ripley, Philip; Schell, Frank H.; Weitzel, G.|
|Coverage (City/State):||[New Orleans, Louisiana]|
|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.|