Lehigh University
The Vault at PfaffsAn Archive of Art and Literature by the Bohemians of Antebellum New York
Previous Issue [Next Issue]
Previous Page Next Page
0 matches
ting in North Carolina and Virginia,
and though sensible and prudent,
had plenty of quiet pluck.     I think
A. G. was a bit of a coward.     Howell
had never been under fire but would 
have behaved well, so would the
big boy Hayes.      And so much
at present for the correspondents.
Hamilton made a raise of $50 or
$100 subsequently, and as I
shall relate, so did Schell.
  5.  Thursday.   Breakfast at
Wibells or the Southern.  To the
Era office.      At a Music-Shop in
Camp street saw Young and got a
copy of Stonewall Jackson s March
 published by permission.    Then to
Capt. Mc Clure or Holabird s office.
Then hither and thither.      Non
mi recordo as to the rest of the day.
  6.  Friday.   Non mi recordo very
definitely.  Out during the morning
Page
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and nine
Description:Comments on the bravery of the other New Orleans correspondents.
Date:1863-03-04
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.G.; Holabird, Samuel B.; Howell; McClure, Captain; Schell, Frank H.; Songs; Young
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
Coverage (Street):Camp Street
Scan Date:2011-01-03

 

Volume
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.