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and Col. Brown, one of the late 
editors (who had been at Charleston
at the time of the convention.)   Talk.
Back to rotunda.           Sat talking
with Schell.    Out with him to City 
Hotel & Delta Office, again.     Re-
turning to rotunda met Harris who
insisted on drinks and on our visiting
his wife this evening.    Up in rotun-
da, when enter Howell, freshly ar-
rived from Baton Rouge.      Things
quietish there.     Found Mann s house
turned into a negro boarding one by
our faithful contrabands, for whom
William had the assurance to suggest
that Howell should purchase a fresh 
supply of crockery!       Col. Paine s ex-
pedition to Plaquemine, which Howell
had accompanied.     Hamilton, Hayes, 
Schell.     A.G. Hills all present   and
Longacre, one engraver on the Picayune,
who turned up unexpectedly and
recognized me.             A sell on Howell
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page fifty-nine
Description:Regarding the return of Howell to New Orleans from Baton Rouge.
Date:1863-02-10
Subject:Brown, Colonel; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Harris, Lizzie; Harris, T. Decatur; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.G.; Howell; Longacre; Paine, Halbert E.; Schell, Frank H.
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.