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Document Details


Title: Diary of Gideon Welles, August, 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-D021
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: 01-Aug-1863
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Charles Baldwin Sedgwick; Charles Sumner; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865; DuPont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865; Faxon, William, 1822-1883; Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883; George Washington Rodgers; Gustavus Vasa Fox; John Laird; Laird, John, 1805-1874; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lord James Bickerton Pemell Lyons; Lyons, Lord James Bickerton Pemell, 1817-1887; Percival Drayton; Rodgers, George Washington, 1822-1863; Salmon Portland Chase; Samuel Francis DuPont; Sedgwick, Charles Baldwin, 1815-1883; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; William Faxon; William Henry Seward
Organizations discussed: Mont Blanc, Ship; U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: Bahamas; Charleston, SC; Europe; Florida; Grand Gulf, MS; Mississippi; Missouri; North America; North Carolina; Sand Key, FL; South Carolina; Spain; United Kingdom; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Bahamas; Charles Baldwin Sedgwick; Charles Sumner; Charleston, SC; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865; DuPont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865; Europe; Faxon, William, 1822-1883; Florida; Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883; George Washington Rodgers; Grand Gulf, MS; Gustavus Vasa Fox; John Laird; Laird, John, 1805-1874; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lord James Bickerton Pemell Lyons; Lyons, Lord James Bickerton Pemell, 1817-1887; Mississippi; Missouri; Mont Blanc, Ship; North America; North Carolina; Percival Drayton; Rodgers, George Washington, 1822-1863; Salmon Portland Chase; Samuel Francis DuPont; Sand Key, FL; Sedgwick, Charles Baldwin, 1815-1883; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; South Carolina; Spain; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; U.S. Navy; United Kingdom; United States; William Faxon; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: Battles; Chain of command; Colleges and universities; Correspondence; Deaths from war; Economics; Education; Emancipation; Entertainment and recreation; Gossip; Heads of state; Intellectual life; International relations; Ironclads; Law; Legal system; Life Styles; Military; Military draft; Military orders; National government; Navy sailors; Navy ships; Neutrality; News leaks; Northern sympathizers; Pleasure trips; Political appointments; Political commentary; Political life; Political rivalries; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Privateers; Property rights; Readmission of Confederate states to Union; Ships; Southern sympathizers; Transportation; Trials
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1605-D021-2998