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Document Details


Title: Diary of Gideon Welles, March, 1865
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-D012
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
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: 63
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 01-Mar-1865
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew Johnson; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Charles Sumner; David Dixon Porter; Davis, Mrs. Jefferson Finis; Davis, Varina Anne Banks Howell, 1826-1906; Howell, Varina Anne Banks; Hugh McCulloch; James Speed; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McCulloch, Hugh, 1808-1895; Montgomery Blair; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Speed, James, 1812-1887; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis; William Henry Seward
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: Europe; Spain
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew Johnson; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Charles Sumner; David Dixon Porter; Davis, Mrs. Jefferson Finis; Davis, Varina Anne Banks Howell, 1826-1906; Europe; Howell, Varina Anne Banks; Hugh McCulloch; James Speed; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McCulloch, Hugh, 1808-1895; Montgomery Blair; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Spain; Speed, James, 1812-1887; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; U.S. Navy; Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: Criminal investigations; Diplomats; Embarrassment; Entertaining; Entertainment and recreation; First lady; Health; Intoxication; Judges; Law; Legislators; Life Styles; Political appointments; Political corruption; Political life; Political rivalries; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Sociology; Speeches
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1982-D012-2998