Now the drum of war : Walt Whitman and his brothers in the Civil War / Robert Roper.

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-cl...

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Main Author: Roper, Robert, 1946-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Walker & Co., 2008.
Edition:1st U.S. ed.
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