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Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America's Poet During the Lost Years of 1860–1862

Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America's Poet During the Lost Years of

Walt Whitman by Richard Shugg after Frank H. T. Bellew, 1872.

Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and the War That Changed Poetry, Forever

Walt Whitman by Richard Shugg after Frank H. T. Bellew, 1872.

Walt Whitman and The Civil War.    This is an article explaining Walt Whitman's experience traveling with Civil War field hospitals, and how it drastically influenced his poetry. Whitman discusses aspects of the Civil War extensively in his writing, as seen in The Wound Dresser, Taps, and other works.

Walt Whitman and The Civil War. This is an article explaining Walt Whitman's experience traveling with Civil War field hospitals, and how it drastically influenced his poetry. Whitman discusses aspects of the Civil War extensively in his writing, as seen in The Wound Dresser, Taps, and other works.

Leaves of Grass (1) & Democratic Vistas by Walt Whitman Everyman's 1930

Leaves of Grass 1 amp Democratic Vistas by Walt Whitman Everyman 039 s 1930

Walt Whitman

A Summary and Analysis of the Poignant 'O Captain! My Captain!'

While you may only know him as one of America's most famous poets, Walt Whitman was also a teacher, a journalist and, for three years during the Civil War, a volunteer nurse.

Leaves of grass / Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass: The "Death-Bed" Edition (Modern Library Classics) by Walt Whitman

While in Washington, D.C., Whitman discovered that he had something to contribute to the war effort — himself. Hospitals were not new to him; after spending time at the bedsides of injured New York stagecoach drivers, Whitman had written about conditions in the local medical wards. In the nation's capital, Whitman began making the rounds of the hospitals offering modest gifts of fruit, candy, books, pencils and paper to the hospitalized soldiers.

Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.

Specimen Days (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

Specimen Days (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

History Is Beautiful Things Made by People With Ugly Ideas  A Northwestern grad student's refusal to sing a song with words by Walt Whitman, who was a racist -- and why the student is wrong.

History Is Beautiful Things Made by People With Ugly Ideas

Specimen Days & Collect (Neversink) by Walt Whitman http://www.amazon.com/dp/1612193862/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_hZK5ub1SEYCBY

Excerpted from Specimen Days and Collect, by Walt Whitman, with an introduction by Leslie Jamison, published in November 2014 by Melville House.

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