Chapter 32. Civil War Poems in “Drum-Taps” and “Memories of President Lincoln”

  1. Donald D. Kummings
  1. Ted Genoways

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996812.ch33

A Companion to Walt Whitman

A Companion to Walt Whitman

How to Cite

Genoways, T. (2006) Civil War Poems in “Drum-Taps” and “Memories of President Lincoln”, in A Companion to Walt Whitman (ed D. D. Kummings), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996812.ch33

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120937

Online ISBN: 9780470996812

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Keywords:

  • civil war;
  • poems;
  • telegram;
  • military hospitals;
  • martial rhythms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Recruiting Poems

  • The Journalistic Poems

  • The Soldier Poems

  • The Hospital Poems

  • Memories of President Lincoln

  • Conclusion