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Document Details


Title: Diary of Gideon Welles, October, 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-D011
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-Oct-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Bates, Edward, 1793-1869; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Charles Henry Davis; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870; David Dixon Porter; Davis, Charles Henry, 1807-1877; Dix, John Adams, 1798-1879; DuPont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865; Edward Bates; Edwin McMasters Stanton; John Adams Dix; John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Montgomery Blair; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897; Salmon Portland Chase; Samuel Francis DuPont; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of the Treasury; U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: Europe; Lower Seaboard Theater and Gulf Approach; Norfolk, VA; North America; United Kingdom; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Bates, Edward, 1793-1869; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Charles Henry Davis; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870; David Dixon Porter; Davis, Charles Henry, 1807-1877; Dix, John Adams, 1798-1879; DuPont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865; Edward Bates; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Europe; John Adams Dix; John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lower Seaboard Theater and Gulf Approach; Montgomery Blair; Norfolk, VA; North America; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897; Salmon Portland Chase; Samuel Francis DuPont; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; U.S. Department of the Treasury; U.S. Navy; United Kingdom; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Admirals; Blockades; Chain of command; Change of command; Dishonorable discharges; Economics; Emancipation; Entertainment and recreation; Finance; Fleets; Gossip; Government agencies; International relations; Law; Life Styles; Military; Military intelligence; Military morale; National government; Political causes; Political commentary; Political life; Politicians; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Property rights; Ships; Spies; Trade; Transportation
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1605-D011-2998