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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 112, May 8-10, 1852

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Identifier: DX01134025

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 112, May 8-10, 1852

Description: Mentions seeing a soldier's funeral on Governors Island.


down town. To [James P.] Nagle’s. [Thomas W.] Strongs. [Cornelius] Mathews & Reveille Office. Got paid. To Lantern, dined to Lockingtons. Nagle’s again, Post Office. &c return [to 290 Broadway]. Hair abbreviated in the evening.

9. Sunday. Breakfasted delectably at the Rainbow, then crossing to Brooklyn, for Governors Island, calling on Dunsiers by the way, he seeing me to the boat. At the Hospital. Drawing part of the afternoon and evening, [Thomas] Picton’s “Sachem” title. Saw a soldiers funeral for the second time.

10. Monday. Crossed to Castle Garden in a small rain, [William] Barth accompanying. To my room, Barth left. Picton came & got his drawing. Down town to the Lantern Office. Saw [John] Brougham. Didn’t get paid.

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-05-08

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Artists
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.)
Armed Forces
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)


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