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Walt Whitman's Civil War

Author: Walt Whitman; Walter Lowenfels; Nan Braymer
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, [1989], ©1960.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1863 Walt Whitman first proposed to the publisher John Redpath a book about his Civil War experiences. It was never published. But in a draft prospectus Whitman described "a new book... with its fr  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Quotations
Personal Narratives
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; Walter Lowenfels; Nan Braymer
ISBN: 0306803550 9780306803550
OCLC Number: 18959977
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1961, ©1960.
Description: xvi, 333 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: "Pivotal to the Rest" --
"Beat! Beat! Drums!" (At the outbreak of the war.) --
"The dense brigades march on" (Down at the front.) --
"By broad Potomac's shore" (Washington scenes.) --
"The great army of the wounded" --
"Dear love of comrades" --
"Dearest mother" --
"O my soldiers, my veterans!" --
"Prisoners and excapees" --
"Ethiopia Saluting the colors" --
"O magnet South!" --
"Of the corps and generals" --
"Memories of President Lincoln" --
The real war will never get in the books."
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Responsibility: compiled & edited from published & unpublished sources by Walter Lowenfels with the assistance of Nan Braymer ; Civil War drawings by Winslow Homer.
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