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Document Details


Title: Diary of Gideon Welles, February, 1863
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-D015
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
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: 61
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 03-Feb-1863
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870; DuPont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865; Edward Denison Morgan; Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883; George Brinton McClellan; Gustavus Vasa Fox; John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; Morgan, Edwin Denison, 1811-1883; Samuel Francis DuPont; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; William Henry Seward
Organizations discussed: Mercedita, Ship
Locations discussed: Charleston, SC; Galveston, TX; North America; South Carolina; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Charleston, SC; Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870; DuPont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865; Edward Denison Morgan; Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883; Galveston, TX; George Brinton McClellan; Gustavus Vasa Fox; John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; Mercedita, Ship; Morgan, Edwin Denison, 1811-1883; North America; Samuel Francis DuPont; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; South Carolina; Texas; United States; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: Admirals; Anaconda plan; Blockades; Correspondence; Economics; Elections; Government contractors; Intellectual life; Legislators; Military; Military desertion; Military promotions; Navy ships; Political appointments; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Prices; Ships; Skirmishes; Transportation
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1605-D015-2998