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Document Details


Title: Diary of Gideon Welles, August, 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-D017
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-Aug-1865
People discussed: Alban C. Stimers; Andrew Johnson; Benjamin Franklin Butler; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Charles Sumner; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Dennison, William, 1815-1882; Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865; Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883; Gustavus Vasa Fox; Hawley, Joseph Roswell, 1826-1905; Jefferson Finis Davis; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Joseph Roswell Hawley; Percival Drayton; Simon Cameron; Stimers, Alban C., 1827-1876; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; William Dennison
Organizations discussed: Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA; U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: North America; Richmond, VA; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alban C. Stimers; Andrew Johnson; Benjamin Franklin Butler; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Charles Sumner; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Dennison, William, 1815-1882; Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865; Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883; Gustavus Vasa Fox; Hawley, Joseph Roswell, 1826-1905; Jefferson Finis Davis; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Joseph Roswell Hawley; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA; North America; Percival Drayton; Richmond, VA; Simon Cameron; Stimers, Alban C., 1827-1876; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; U.S. Navy; United States; Virginia; William Dennison
Topics discussed - Other terms: Acquaintances; African-Americans; American Indians; Character judgment; Civil Rights; Conservatism; Elections; Ethnic groups; Funerals; Generals; Heads of state; Health; Law; Life Styles; Military; Military occupations; Natural deaths; Physical illnesses; Political appointments; Political life; Political prisoners; Politics; Relationships; Sociology; Treason; Trials; War
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1982-D017-2998