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Hayes was very mournful at the
departure of the fellows:   I don t
know what I shall do, when you
are gone!  he said, instancing
my hegira as a primary calamity.
Col John S. Clark, the foolish and
objectionable, got shot through the 
leg by a musket-bullet, near Port
Hudson; Schell heard that he
had died just before the sailing of
the Mc Clellan.     The Harrisses
had sent their photographs to me
in a letter (which I got subse-
quently, at Haney s)   one of them
justifying Mrs H s remark that she
didn t  take  well, in picture.   Apro-
pos, I called on Otis, musical &
dramatic critic of the Express, at
Harris  request, to return a Diction-
ary of Music, Otis  property.
  31.  Tuesday.   The papers full 
of the Port Hudson business : read Hamil-
ton over the breakfast-table.   Non
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and seventy-eight
Description:Regarding updates on his New Orleans acquaintances.
Date:1863-03-30
Subject:Civil War; Clark, John S.; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Haney, Jesse; Harris, Lizzie; Harris, T. Decatur; Hayes (reporter); Otis; Schell, Frank H.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; [New Orleans, Louisiana]
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.