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Walt Whitman"s Civil War

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman"s Civil War

by Walt Whitman

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Published by Knopf, c1960. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitman, Walt, -- 1819-1892 -- Quotations,
  • Quotations, American,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Quotations, maxims, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled & edited from published & unpublished sources by Walter Lowenfels with the assistance of Nan Braymer ; Civil War drawings by Winslow Homer.
    GenreQuotations, Quotations, maxims, etc
    ContributionsLowenfels, Walter, 1897-1976., Braymer, Nan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 333 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23268765M


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