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his staff, and the faithful reporters
all came back to Baton Rouge
and to New Orleans.    Schell, How-
ell, Hamilton and Slack are
all here: Howell returned in conse-
quence of sickness; he would have
died, had he remained, Hamilton
because he wanted to, and Slack
by way of going to Key West!  Slack,
by the way, was on board the Rich-
mond, and has spread himself enor-
mously for to-morrow s Herald.    All
the party came back on the McClel-
lan, making a rapid passage.   Took
Schell down town, to the Tribune
Office, then to the Ill News, in
search of Will Waud, then to Leslie s
twice   each time unsuccessfully as
regards seeing F. L. which Schell
wasn t desperately bent on, as he
had come out ahead in money matters
and wanted to go home to wife and
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and seventy-five
Description:Regarding the arrival of Frank Schell in New York.
Date:1863-03-30
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Howell; Leslie, Frank; Schell, Frank H.; Schell, Frank H., Mrs.; Slack; Waud, William
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
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.