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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 21, October 1, 1862-February 12, 1863

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Identifier: D03943

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 21, October 1, 1862-February 12, 1863

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; boarding house living; a visit to the Rawlings family; a fight with Mr. Blankman at his boarding house; his journey on the North Star with the Banks expedition; the re-occupation of Baton Rouge by Union forces; a visit to a sugar plantation in Louisiana; and the death of Fanny Fern's daughter Grace Thomson.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1862-1863

Type(s): Diary

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

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

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