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Now the drum of war : Walt Whitman and his brothers in the Civil War

Author: Robert Roper
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the searing letters that Walt, George, their mother Louisa, and their other brothers, wrote to each other during the Civil War, and on new evidence and new readings of the great poet, Now the Drum of War chronicles the experience of the Whitman family--from rural Long Island to working-class Brooklyn--enduring its own long crisis alongside the anguish of the nation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roper, Robert, 1946-
Now the drum of war.
New York : Walker & Co., 2008
(OCoLC)681758447
Named Person: Walt Whitman; George Washington Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; George Washington Whitman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Roper
ISBN: 9780802715531 0802715532 9780802717610 0802717616
OCLC Number: 192082388
Description: viii, 421 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: George Whitman, early in the War --
Walt Whitman, 1863 --
Walter Whitman Sr. --
Catharine Market, Brooklyn --
Walt Whitman, young Newsman --
Walt Whitman, 1848 --
The Myrtle Street House --
Walt Whitman,1854 --
Mrs. Whitman --
Brooklyn Water Works Pumping Engine #1 --
Jeff Whitman --
Louisa May Alcott --
Walt Whitman, around 1865 --
Washington, D.C.in the Civil War --
Clara Barton --
General Edward Ferrero --
Burying Soldiers, Fredericksburg, 1864 --
William O' Connor --
Hospital tents in Washington, D.C. --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Walt Whitman, early 1860s --
John Burroughs --
Abraham Lincoln --
Walt Whitman's letter to Tom Sawyer --
Ward K, Armory Square Hospital --
George Whitman, Later in the War --
Sanitary Commission Workers, 1863 --
William Hammond --
General Robert B. Potter --
Brunside's Bridge --
Dead Soldier at Antietam --
Sam Pooley --
Colonel Charles W. LeGendre --
Dead Solider at Spotsylvania --
Captain Samuel Sims --
Frank Butler --
Drawing of Danville prison Camp --
Walt Whitman's Letter for George's Leave Extension --
Abraham Lincoln's Pete Doyle --
Walt Whitman and Pete Doyle --
Walt Whiman, early 1870s --
Walt Whitman and Bill Duckett.
Responsibility: Robert Roper.
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Drawing on the searing letters that Walt, George, their mother Louisa, and their other brothers, wrote to each other during the Civil War, and on new evidence and new readings of the great poet, Now the Drum of War chronicles the experience of the Whitman family--from rural Long Island to working-class Brooklyn--enduring its own long crisis alongside the anguish of the nation.

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