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Document Details


Title: Diary of John Beauchamp Jones, 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=S1458-D002
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Jones, John Beauchamp, 1810-1866
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 06-Mar-1810
Speaker place of birth: Baltimore, MD; Maryland; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Diplomat; Government employee; Writer
Age at speaking: 51
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 01-May-1861
People discussed: Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Hunter, Robert Mercer Taliaferro, 1809-1887; Jefferson Finis Davis; Leroy Pope Walker; Robert Augustus Toombs; Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter; Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885; Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884
Locations discussed: Alabama; Montgomery, AL; North America; North Carolina; South Carolina; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alabama; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Hunter, Robert Mercer Taliaferro, 1809-1887; Jefferson Finis Davis; Leroy Pope Walker; Montgomery, AL; North America; North Carolina; Robert Augustus Toombs; Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter; South Carolina; Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885; United States; Virginia; Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884
Topics discussed - Other terms: Battle preparations; Civilians; Communities; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Family; Gossip; Health; Hired for job; Homesickness; Intellectual life; Legislators; Military; Military officers; Military recruitment; Ministers; Office buildings; Politics; Regiment; Relationships; Religion; Slavery; Social calls; Travel; Writers
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1458-D002-4421