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for England. 
  3.  Friday}       Non mi recordo
  4. Saturday}       with my degree
of minuteness.  During this time or
before (most probably the latter)
sent off article about the  Hard-
Up Correspondents  for the N. O.
Era, together with a private let-
ter to A. C. about things pertinent
to the war and in general.       Got
Shepherd dispatched to the army
of the Potomac, as Tribune corres-
pondent.    He had been to Gay before,
desiring to replace me at New Or-
leans : Gay consulting me about it,
it was determined to let  Umbra 
(Baker), Andrews and perhaps
A. C. Hills take care of the De-
partment of the Gulf for us, while
Shepherd should go to Virginia, there
to help record Hooker s attempt on
Richmond, which, they say, will
assuredly be made, by crossing the
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and eighty-one
Description:Regarding helping Sidney Gay choose a replacement for him in New Orleans for the Tribune.
Date:1863-04-02
Subject:Andrews; Baker, Francis; Civil War; Gay, Sidney H.; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hills, A.C.; Journalism; New Orleans era.; New York tribune.; Shepherd, N.G.
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.