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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 19, March 1-May 22, 1862

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Identifier: D03936

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 19, March 1-May 22, 1862

Description: Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for "The New York Tribune" in Virginia while traveling with the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular Campaign; the Siege of Yorktown; the Battle of Williamsburg; his departure from Alexandria on the steamer Kent; the ruins of Hampton, Virginia, after it was burnt by John B. Magruder; touring the gunboat Monitor; the death of Fitz James O'Brien from a gunshot wound; Jim Parton's temporary separation from Fanny Fern; and seeing Robert E. Lee's house in Virginia.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1862

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Artists
Authors
Journalism
Civil War, 1861-1865
Marching
Armed Forces
Medical care
Military camps
Peninsular Campaign, 1862
Prisoners of war
Yorktown (Va.)
Siege, 1862
Slavery
Slaves
Travel
Women
African Americans

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