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Document Details


Title: Diary of William Howard Russell, March, 1861
Document type: Diary
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1401-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Russell, William Howard, 1820-1907
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1820
Speaker place of birth: Ireland; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Journalist
Age at speaking: 41
Document location: Atlantic Ocean
Document date: 03-Mar-1861
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Frederick William Seward; Garnett, Robert Selden, 1819-1861; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Lincoln, Mrs. Abraham; Mary Todd Lincoln; Robert Selden Garnett; Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Todd, Mary; William Henry Seward
Organizations discussed: Navy Yard, Washington, DC; Willard's Hotel, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: Confederate States of America; District of Columbia; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Confederate States of America; District of Columbia; Frederick William Seward; Garnett, Robert Selden, 1819-1861; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Lincoln, Mrs. Abraham; Mary Todd Lincoln; Navy Yard, Washington, DC; New York; New York, NY; North America; Robert Selden Garnett; Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Todd, Mary; United States; Willard's Hotel, Washington, DC; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Agriculture; Boat trips; Business districts; Cities; City life; Communities; Crossing borders; Customs services; Dinner; Domestic life; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; First lady; Freeborn blacks; German people; Government buildings; Health; Hotels and inns; Immigrant populations; Immigrants and emigrants; Intellectual life; International relations; International travel; Irish people; Journalists; Life Styles; Lower-class; Merchants; Military; Military officers; Newspapers; Northern sympathizers; Parades; Parties; Personal appearance; Political causes; Political life; Politics; Prejudice; Presidential cabinets; Secession; Shops; Slaveholders; Sociology; St. Patrick's day; Travel; Travelers; Upper-class; Voting rights
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1401-D001-3698