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Garden, supports the entire family, like the
good fellow his is.  When he came back
from Virginia he took to his bed and was
ill for a month, of jaundice.  Leslie refused
to pay him his last weeks salary.  Stayed
till 11.
   18.  Thursday.  Writing to Charley and
to Mary Ann.  Hall and I had a project
of getting up a panoramic lecture on the war,
for exhibition in England, he to paint, I
to write and deliver it, and I wrote to Char-
ley to consult him on it.  Afternoon to
Anthony s, saw Richardson and Griswold,
and bought the photographs of the peninsula
campaign used in the preceeding volume.  Eve-
ning at Halls.  There till 11.  His sister a
Mrs Shepherd.
   19.  Friday.  Afternoon down-down, to
the evening post office and Haney s.  Altera-
tions in the interior of the former.  To Walter s
and Sons; saw Hall.  Evening in-doors.
Jewett back at 132 from the country, where
he had been visiting : Bradshaw here.
Also a blackguard doctor or dentist whom
I remember as having just taken up his
abode in the house before my departure for
South Carolina.  He is a blatant pro-sla-
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty: page one hundred and seventy-two
Description:Regarding visiting and business around New York.
Subject:Blankman; Bradshaw; Civil War; Diseases; Greatbatch, Mary Anne; Griswold; Gunn, Charles; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hall (artist); Haney, Jesse; Jewett; Leslie, Frank; Lectures and lecturing; Physicians and surgeons; Richardson (boarder); Shepherd, Mrs. (widow)
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2010-09-10


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ""The New York Tribune"" at Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, especially Hilton Head, Port Royal, St. Augustine, Key West, and the end of his experiences with the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular Campaign when he had to leave camp due to illness.
Subject:African Americans; Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Diseases; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marches (U.S. Army); Medical care (U.S. Army); Military; Military camp life; Peninsular Campaign (Va.); Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; Port Royal, South Carolina; Hilton Head, South Carolina; Key West, Florida; St. Augustine, Florida; Virginia
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 2010 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.