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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 18, October 10, 1861-February 28, 1862

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Identifier: D03932

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 18, October 10, 1861-February 28, 1862

Description: Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, his visits to military camps in and around New York City as a reporter for "The New York Evening Post," boarding house life, the shooting of Sergeant Davenport by Captain Fitz James O'Brien for insubordination, and Frank Bellew's marital troubles.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1861-1862

Type(s): Diary

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

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

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