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work, running to 2 o clock next
morning.   Hayes & Ripley under-
take mailing, this time.
     First appearance of Haney s
note, opened by A. G. Hills, on
Wednesday.   Spoke to him about it in
Rotunda that same evening.      Going
up staircase to room, with whiskey skin,
met Bulkeley and Hayes.        In my
room at work.    Appearance of  the
17th Cocktail  from Hayes.       Anon
Bulkeley, with whiskey.   Heiss of Char-
leston a pupil of his.       They were to-
gether at Fortress Monroe, laying a
telegraph wire.
  28.  Saturday.   Squally
rainy morning.  With Hayes to South-
ern Restaurant for breakfast.   Alone
to Era Office.    Tracy and Slack
there, and A. C.    Back to rotunda.
In Schell s room by 2   he just
risen.      In Howells; in Hayes  
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page seventy-six
Description:Mentions seeing Tracy and Slack at the ''Era'' office.
Date:1863-02-26
Subject:Bulkley; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Hayes (reporter); Heiss (Charleston); Hills, A.G.; Howell; Ripley, Philip; Schell, Frank H.; Slack; Tracy (New Orleans)
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.