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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 16, March 1-June 14, 1861

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Identifier: D03931

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 16, March 1-June 14, 1861

Description: Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, boarding house living, visits to the Edwards family, Mort Thomson's engagement to Fanny Fern's daughter Grace Eldredge, Frank Cahill's return to New York from London, Frank Bellew's dissatisfaction with living in England, Thomas Nast's engagement to Sally Edwards, the scene in New York during the departure of the 7th New York Regiment for Washington, attending the wedding of Olive Waite and Hamilton Bragg, a visit with Frank Cahill to the camp of the 1st Regiment of New York Volunteers and the 2nd Regiment of New York State Militia on Staten Island, the death of Charles Welden, and his reporting work.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1861

Type(s): Diary

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)
Civil War, 1861-1865
Journalism
Armed Forces
Marriage
Women
Publishers and publishing
Diaries
Artists
Authors

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