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Document Details


Title: Diary of William Howard Russell, July, 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-D005
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 York
Document date: 02-Jul-1861
People discussed: Benjamin Franklin Butler; Bigelow, John, 1817-1911; Breckinridge, John Cabell, 1821-1875; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Charles Sumner; Colbath, Jeremiah James; Edouard Henri Mercier; Henry Wilson; Irvin McDowell; John Bigelow; John Cabell Breckinridge; John Wolcott Phelps; Joseph King Fenno Mansfield; Lord James Bickerton Pemell Lyons; Lyons, Lord James Bickerton Pemell, 1817-1887; Mansfield, Joseph King Fenno, 1803-1862; McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885; Mercier, Edouard Henri, 1818-1886; Mercier, Henri; Old Fuss and Feathers; Phelps, John Wolcott, 1813-1885; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Simon Cameron; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; William Henry Seward; Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875; Winfield Scott
Organizations discussed: Fort Monroe, VA; Long Bridge, Washington, DC; U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, DC; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives
Locations discussed: Annapolis, MD; Arlington County, VA; Baltimore, MD; Centerville, VA; District of Columbia; Europe; Fairfax City, VA; Hampton, VA; Maryland; New York; New York, NY; North America; United Kingdom; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Annapolis, MD; Arlington County, VA; Baltimore, MD; Benjamin Franklin Butler; Bigelow, John, 1817-1911; Breckinridge, John Cabell, 1821-1875; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Centerville, VA; Charles Sumner; Colbath, Jeremiah James; District of Columbia; Edouard Henri Mercier; Europe; Fairfax City, VA; Fort Monroe, VA; Hampton, VA; Henry Wilson; Irvin McDowell; John Bigelow; John Cabell Breckinridge; John Wolcott Phelps; Joseph King Fenno Mansfield; Long Bridge, Washington, DC; Lord James Bickerton Pemell Lyons; Lyons, Lord James Bickerton Pemell, 1817-1887; Mansfield, Joseph King Fenno, 1803-1862; Maryland; McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885; Mercier, Edouard Henri, 1818-1886; Mercier, Henri; New York; New York, NY; North America; Old Fuss and Feathers; Phelps, John Wolcott, 1813-1885; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Simon Cameron; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, DC; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; United Kingdom; United States; Virginia; William Henry Seward; Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875; Winfield Scott
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Battle preparations; Battlefields; Battles; Boat trips; Bridges; Cannons; Carriages; Change of command; Cities; Civilians; Colleges and universities; Communities; Diplomats; Discrimination; Domestic life; Economics; Education; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Freeborn blacks; German people; Gossip; Government buildings; Health; Horseback riding; Hypocrisy; Immigrant populations; Immigrants and emigrants; Industry; Intellectual life; International relations; Irish people; Legislators; Lines of defense; Military; Military defeats; Military encampments; Military morale; Military retreats; Military strategy; Newspapers; Nurses; Patriotism; Political rivalries; Politics; Post-battle writings; Pre-battle writings; Railroad trips; Roads; Routs; Servants; Shipboard crews; Sociology; Soldiers; Southern sympathizers; Speeches; Transportation; Women in workforce; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1401-D005-3698