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Document Details


Title: Diary of William Howard Russell, June, 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-D004
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: New Orleans, LA
Document date: 01-Jun-1861
People discussed: Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss; Gideon Johnson Pillow; John Jones Pettus; Pettus, John Jones, 1813-1867; Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878; Prentiss, Benjamin Mayberry, 1819-1901
Organizations discussed: Clifton Hotel, Niagara Falls, ON
Locations discussed: Columbus, KY; Donaldsonville, LA; Illinois; Kentucky; Louisiana; Memphis, TN; Mississippi; Mississippi River; New Orleans, LA; Niagara Falls; North America; Tennessee; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss; Clifton Hotel, Niagara Falls, ON; Columbus, KY; Donaldsonville, LA; Gideon Johnson Pillow; Illinois; John Jones Pettus; Kentucky; Louisiana; Memphis, TN; Mississippi; Mississippi River; New Orleans, LA; Niagara Falls; North America; Pettus, John Jones, 1813-1867; Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878; Prentiss, Benjamin Mayberry, 1819-1901; Tennessee; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Alcohol; Boat trips; Cannons; Childcare; Cities; Communities; Corn; Creole people; Crossing enemy lines; Discrimination; Domestic life; Economics; English people; Enlistments; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Farm work; Governors; Harvesting; Hot weather; Life Styles; Lines of defense; Military; Military encampments; Military recruitment; Military reviews; Military training; Navy sailors; Plantation life; Plantations; Politics; Racism; Railroad trips; Relationships; Rivers; Slave quarters; Slavery; Slaves; Sociology; Soldiers; States' rights; Sugar; Sugarcane; Tourist attractions; Towns; Travelers; Upper-class; Voting rights; Wartime economy
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1401-D004-3698