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Document Details


Title: Diary of Gideon Welles, October, 1864
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=S1982-D007
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
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: 62
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 01-Oct-1864
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; David Glasgow Farragut; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870; Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869; Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Montgomery Blair; Samuel Phillips Lee; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; Thurlow Weed; Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882; William Henry Seward; William Pitt Fessenden
Locations discussed: North America; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; David Glasgow Farragut; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870; Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869; Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Montgomery Blair; North America; Samuel Phillips Lee; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; Texas; Thurlow Weed; United States; Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882; William Henry Seward; William Pitt Fessenden
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Agriculture; Chain of command; Cotton; Economics; Exchange of prisoners; Fugitive slaves; Heads of state; Law; Military; Negotiations; Northern sympathizers; Political rivalries; Politics
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1982-D007-2998