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Document Details


Title: Diary of Gideon Welles, September, 1862
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=S1605-D010
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 01-Jul-1802
Speaker place of birth: Glastonbury, CT; Connecticut; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Editor; Government appointee; Journalist; Politician
Age at speaking: 60
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 01-Sep-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Bates, Edward, 1793-1869; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Charles Wilkes; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Edward Bates; Edwin McMasters Stanton; George Brinton McClellan; Hale, John Parker, 1806-1873; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; John Parker Hale; John Pope; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; Montgomery Blair; Pope, John, 1822-1892; Salmon Portland Chase; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Simon Cameron; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; Thurlow Weed; Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877; William Henry Seward
Organizations discussed: Republican Party, US; U.S. Department of State; U.S. Department of the Treasury; U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: Central America; Maryland; New York; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Bates, Edward, 1793-1869; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Central America; Charles Wilkes; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Edward Bates; Edwin McMasters Stanton; George Brinton McClellan; Hale, John Parker, 1806-1873; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; John Parker Hale; John Pope; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; Montgomery Blair; New York; North America; Pope, John, 1822-1892; Republican Party, US; Salmon Portland Chase; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Simon Cameron; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; Thurlow Weed; U.S. Department of State; U.S. Department of the Treasury; U.S. Navy; United States; Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: Ambition; Chain of command; Change of command; Character judgment; Co-workers; Economics; Election campaigns; Entertainment and recreation; Finance; Generals; Gossip; Government agencies; Governors; Health; Invasions; Life Styles; Military; Military campaigns; Military defeats; Military morale; Military promotions; Military strategy; National government; Political commentary; Political life; Political rivalries; Politicians; Politics; Post-battle writings; Presidential cabinets; Privateers; Relationships; Slave resettlement; State conventions; Writing formats
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1605-D010-2998