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Document Details


Title: Diary of William Howard Russell, September, 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-D007
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-Sep-1861
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Ambrose Everett Burnside; Andrew Hull Foote; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870; Foote, Andrew Hull, 1806-1863; George Brinton McClellan; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; Old Fuss and Feathers; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; Winfield Scott
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Dwight, IL; Illinois; North America; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, PA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Ambrose Everett Burnside; Andrew Hull Foote; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Chicago, IL; Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870; Dwight, IL; Foote, Andrew Hull, 1806-1863; George Brinton McClellan; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Illinois; John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; North America; Old Fuss and Feathers; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, PA; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; United States; Winfield Scott
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Arrests; Change of command; Domestic life; Economics; English people; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Fraud; French language; French people; Generals; German people; Gossip; Hatred; Health; Hired for job; Horses; Hot weather; industrialization; Intellectual life; Law; Law enforcement; Lawyers; Lines of defense; Military; Military encampments; Military events; Military maneuvers; Military passes; Personal appearance; Police officers; Pollution; Railroad trips; Skirmishes; Sociology; Soldiers; Threats of violence; Tobacco use; Trade
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1401-D007-3698