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Document Details


Title: Diary of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, December, 1862
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=S2003-D002
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 22-Dec-1823
Speaker place of birth: Cambridge, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Abolitionist; Clergy; Editor; Military personnel; Scientist; Women's rights activist; Writer
Age at speaking: 39
Document location: Beaufort, SC
Document date: 01-Dec-1862
Organizations discussed: Port Royal Experiment, SC
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Port Royal Experiment, SC
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Agriculture; Chain of command; Church services; Communities; Dancing; Economics; Emancipation; Entertainment and recreation; Freed slaves; Guard duty; Health; Holiday celebrations; Intellectual life; Language; Life Styles; Meals; Military; Military burials; Military discipline; Military draft; Military encampments; Military life; Military officers; Military recruitment; Northern sympathizers; Politics; Racial identity; Racism; Religion; Singing; Sociology; Steamboats; Tents; Transportation
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S2003-D002-3949