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they intending to accompany them to
above Baton Rouge   which only Hayes
ilton did.         The Scene.       Back,
and writing.
  21.  Saturday.   Letter-writing
all day, till evening   hard at
work.   Presentation to Col. French
at night.      Serenade and general
jollification.   Up till 3.
  22.  Sunday.   Aroused at 6 &
to the levee to convey our mail aboard
to Bio Bio, which started at 8 for
New York.    Then to French market.
Then to Richelieu.    Loafing during
the best part of the day, partly in
company with Schell.   An evening at
Harris s.    Two male friends there,
with Mr and Mrs H.
  23.  Monday.   At Era Office.
Paid.  Hills writing advertisement
for French Market article.   His offer
of $40 per week.         Evening with
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page seventy-two
Description:Mentions a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Harris.
Date:1863-02-20
Subject:Civil War; French, Colonel; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Harris, Lizzie; Harris, T. Decatur; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; 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.