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Walt Whitman experienced the agonies of the Civil War firsthand as a volunteer in Washington's military hospitals. This superb selection of poems, letters, and prose from that era includes "O Captain! My Captain!" "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," "Adieu to a Soldier," and many other moving works.
Reprint of the standard editions of Drum-Taps (1865), Sequel to Drum-Taps (1866), Leaves of Grass (1891-92), and other sources.
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