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Document Details


Title: Diary of William Howard Russell, April, 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-D002
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: District of Columbia
Document date: 01-Apr-1861
People discussed: Beauregard, G.T.; Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893; Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861; Francis Wilkinson Pickens; George Washington; Louis Trezevant Wigfall; Old Fuss and Feathers; Pickens, Francis Wilkinson, 1805-1869; Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stephen Arnold Douglas; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Wigfall, Louis Trezevant, 1816-1874; William Henry Seward; Winfield Scott
Organizations discussed: C.S.A. Army; Eutaw House Hotel, Baltimore, MD; Fort Sumter, Charleston, SC; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: Baltimore, MD; Barnwell Island, SC; Charleston, SC; Georgetown, SC; Georgia; Great Dismal Swamp; Maryland; Mount Vernon Plantation, VA; Norfolk, VA; North America; Savannah, GA; South Carolina; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Baltimore, MD; Barnwell Island, SC; Beauregard, G.T.; Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893; C.S.A. Army; Charleston, SC; Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861; Eutaw House Hotel, Baltimore, MD; Fort Sumter, Charleston, SC; Francis Wilkinson Pickens; George Washington; Georgetown, SC; Georgia; Great Dismal Swamp; Louis Trezevant Wigfall; Maryland; Mount Vernon Plantation, VA; Norfolk, VA; North America; Old Fuss and Feathers; Pickens, Francis Wilkinson, 1805-1869; Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard; Savannah, GA; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; South Carolina; Stephen Arnold Douglas; United States; Virginia; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Wigfall, Louis Trezevant, 1816-1874; William Henry Seward; Winfield Scott
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Agriculture; Animals; Art occupations; Battlefields; Birds; Boat trips; Cities; Communities; Dinner; Diplomatic missions; Diplomats; Economic conditions; Economics; Emancipation; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Fishing; Generals; Governors; Health; Hotels and inns; Intellectual life; Interethnic relations; International relations; Intoxication; Life Styles; Manual laborers; Markets; Military; Military officers; Museums; National government; Newspapers; Parties; Patriotism; Plantation owners; Plantations; Political life; Politicians; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Railroad trips; Railroads; Rivers; Secession; Shipboard crews; Slave quarters; Slaves; Sociology; Southern sympathizers; Tourist attractions; Transportation; Upper-class
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1401-D002-3698