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    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • 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...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Seventeen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • 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 living; a bridal reception at the...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fifteen

    • Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Publishers and publishing; Secession; Slavery; Slaves; Travel
    • Describes Gunn's experience as a correspondent for ""The New York Evening Post"" in Charleston, South Carolina, in the aftermath of South Carolina's secession from the federal government, including a conflict between A.H. Colt and Mr. Woodward, a...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Nineteen

    • Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marches (U.S. Army); Marriage; Medical care (U.S. Army); Military; Military camp life; Peninsular Campaign (Va.); Prisoners of war (Confederate); Siege of Yorktown (Va.); Slavery; Slaves; Travel; Women
    • 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...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Sixteen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • 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...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty

    • African Americans; Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Diseases; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marches (U.S. Army); Medical care (U.S. Army); Military; Military camp life; Peninsular Campaign (Va.); Travel; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ""The New York Tribune"" at Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, especially Hilton Head, Port Royal, St. Augustine, Key West, and the end of his experiences with...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen

    • Boardinghouses; Civil War; Elections; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Police; Publishers and publishing; Secession; Slavery; Slaves; Travel
    • Includes descriptions of attending a lecture by J.H. Siddons on Queen Victoria; seeing tightrope walker Charles Blondin perform; boarding house living; his freelance writing and drawing work; visits to the Edwards family and his friendship with...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two

    • Boardinghouses; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Travel; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ''The New York Tribune'' at New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as his preparations in New York for going back to England.
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-One

    • African Americans; Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Publishers and publishing; Transportation; Travel; Women
    • 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...
    • [Letter] 1850 January 12, Hall, Cooperstown [to] D.S. Dickinson / J[ames] Fenimore Cooper.

    • Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851; Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens), 1800-1866--Correspondence; Cooper, James, 1810-1863; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872.
    • See also Dickinson's biography and a guide to research collections of his papers (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000317). See also additional letters and manuscript fragments from Cooper in the collection.
    • Abraham's Dream!_
"Coming events cast their shadows before".

    • Elections--United States; Liberty. United States. President. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George B.--(George Brinton),--1826-1885; White House (Washington, D.C.
    • The artist portrays a President tormented by nightmares of defeat in the election of 1864. The print probably appeared late in the campaign. Lincoln was said to have believed in the prophetic importance of dreams. The President lies on a bed under...
    • South Carolina's "Ultimatum".

    • Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C. Ordnance
    • In late December 1860 three commissioners from the newly seceded state of South Carolina met with lame-duck President Buchanan to negotiate for possession of Fort Sumter, a federal installation in Charleston Harbor. Buchanan's attempts to stay the...

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