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Document Details


Title: Diary of William Howard Russell, May, 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-D003
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: Savannah, GA
Document date: 01-May-1861
People discussed: Beauregard, G.T.; Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893; Benjamin, Judah Phillip, 1811-1884; Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876; Braxton Bragg; Brown, Harvey, 1796-1874; Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Harvey Brown; Howell Cobb; Jefferson Finis Davis; John Slidell; Josiah Tattnall, Jr.; Judah Phillip Benjamin; Louis Trezevant Wigfall; Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard; Slidell, John, 1793-1871; Tatnall, Josiah; Tattnall, Josiah, Jr., 1795(?)-1871; Wigfall, Louis Trezevant, 1816-1874
Organizations discussed: Fort Pickens, Pensacola, FL
Locations discussed: Alabama; Alabama River, AL; Florida; Louisiana; Mobile Bay, AL; Montgomery, AL; New Orleans, LA; North America; Pensacola, FL; Savannah River; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alabama; Alabama River, AL; Beauregard, G.T.; Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893; Benjamin, Judah Phillip, 1811-1884; Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876; Braxton Bragg; Brown, Harvey, 1796-1874; Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Florida; Fort Pickens, Pensacola, FL; Harvey Brown; Howell Cobb; Jefferson Finis Davis; John Slidell; Josiah Tattnall, Jr.; Judah Phillip Benjamin; Louis Trezevant Wigfall; Louisiana; Mobile Bay, AL; Montgomery, AL; New Orleans, LA; North America; Pensacola, FL; Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard; Savannah River; Slidell, John, 1793-1871; Tatnall, Josiah; Tattnall, Josiah, Jr., 1795(?)-1871; United States; Wigfall, Louis Trezevant, 1816-1874
Topics discussed - Other terms: African ethnic groups; Agriculture; Boat trips; Body alteration; British citizens; Cities; Clergy; Communities; Crime; Crossing enemy lines; Domestic life; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Forts; Freeborn blacks; French language; Generals; Gossip; Heads of state; Health; Hotels and inns; Intellectual life; International relations; Law; Lines of defense; Meals; Military; Personal appearance; Politicians; Politics; Prisoners; Prisons; Privateers; Railroad trips; Religion; Restaurants; Riots; Rivers; Sanitation; Ships; Slave auctions and sales; Slave trade; Slaveholders; Slavery; Slaves; Social classes; Sociology; Soldiers; Transportation; Truces; War
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1401-D003-3698