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being present.     Morris came, late,
as usual.      When we broke up, I
left Morris at the door of his lodging.
He rents a room atop of a tall, five-
story-building and, in President Lin-
coln s phrase  browses around. 
  30.  Monday.   Was smoking a
pope and doing chores in my room
when   enter Schell!     I was surprised
and glad to see him and soon got
his story.   He, with the rest of the
reportorial  crowd  went up the river
on the afternoon of my departure from
New Orleans, and went on, with the
advance of the troops to within five
miles of Port Hudson, where they lay
that night, listening to the cannonade
incidental to the Hartford and Al-
batross running past the rebel strong-
hold.       Banks and the other generals
were there.      The object of the expe-
dition being accomplished  in the words
of the commander-in-chief, he,
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and seventy-four
Description:Regarding the arrival of Frank Schell in New York.
Subject:Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Morris, James (K. N. Pepper); Schell, Frank H.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Port Hudson, [Louisiana]
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.