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Document Details


Title: Diary of Gideon Welles, December, 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-D013
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: 03-Dec-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Adam Gurowski; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Collamer, Jacob, 1791-1865; de Gurowski, Adam; Dix, John Adams, 1798-1879; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869; Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883; Frederick William Seward; Gurowski, Adam, 1805-1866; Gurowski, Count; Gustavus Vasa Fox; Jacob Collamer; John Adams Dix; King, Preston, 1806-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lord James Bickerton Pemell Lyons; Lyons, Lord James Bickerton Pemell, 1817-1887; Montgomery Blair; Preston King; Salmon Portland Chase; Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; William Henry Seward; William Pitt Fessenden
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: Connecticut; Minnesota; New London, CT; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; United States; West Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Adam Gurowski; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Collamer, Jacob, 1791-1865; Connecticut; de Gurowski, Adam; Dix, John Adams, 1798-1879; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869; Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883; Frederick William Seward; Gurowski, Adam, 1805-1866; Gurowski, Count; Gustavus Vasa Fox; Jacob Collamer; John Adams Dix; King, Preston, 1806-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lord James Bickerton Pemell Lyons; Lyons, Lord James Bickerton Pemell, 1817-1887; Minnesota; Montgomery Blair; New London, CT; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Preston King; Salmon Portland Chase; Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; U.S. Navy; United States; West Virginia; William Henry Seward; William Pitt Fessenden
Topics discussed - Other terms: Admission of states to U.S.; Ambition; Blockades; Crossing enemy lines; Deaths; Dishonorable discharges; Domineering; Economics; Elections; Entertainment and recreation; Generals; Gossip; Health; Intellectual life; Legislators; Military; Military orders; Navy bases; Newspapers; Political favors; Political meetings; Political rivalries; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Relationships; Resignations; Slavery; Sons; Trade
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1605-D013-2998