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woman, recently arrived from the
north.      Good by to Freeman &
Faircloth.     The latter on friendly
terms with Edge, despite the loan.
 I make him help me on some let-
ters I m writing to Wilkes  Spirit, 
said Freeman, who, I found, had
offered to give Edge money to pay
for his hotel board.            At the end
of the pier   land, or rather sand end
  called on Gen Terry and had a 
talk with him for twenty minutes
or so.    Then out.   Presently met
Charley Honeywell on the steps of
the quartermaster s office.  Asked him
to ale at the hotel.       Thence down 
to pier together.  Met Gen Hunter
escorting a lady (sister to Terry) Hal-
pine, now Colonel, squiring another, 
and behind them Captains Hay
and Thompson, resplendent in their
blue uniforms and brass buttons.
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and forty-six
Description:Describes a stop at Hilton Head on his way back to New York.
Subject:Civil War; Edge, Frederick; Faircloth; Freeman, Dr.; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Halpine, Charles G.; Hay, Charles; Honeywell, Charles; Hunter, David; Terry, Alfred Howe; Thompson, Richard; Travel
Coverage (City/State):[Hilton Head, South Carolina]
Scan Date:2011-01-03


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.