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Title The Columbia book of Civil War poetry / Richard Marius, editor ; Keith Frome, associate editor.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [1994]
©1994

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS595.C55 C65 1994    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS595.C55 C65 1994    AVAILABLE  
Subject War poetry, American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry.
Alt Name Marius, Richard.
Frome, Keith.
Alternate Title Civil War poetry.
Description xxxvi, 543 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents The horrors of war -- Moral fervor -- Snapshots of war -- Pantheon -- Lincoln -- Aftermath.
Summary Poetry, prose, photos, and songs of the Civil War. The authors range from hawks to doves. In the former category, James Madison Bell wrote: "The pleasing duty still remains / To sing a people from their chains."
ISBN 0231100027 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 30028642
Table of Contents
 Introduction 
 A Prayer for Peace / Severn Teakle Wallis (1816-1894)3
 Killed at the Ford / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)6
 Ball's Bluff / Herman Melville (1819-1891)8
 Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)10
 Dirge for Two Veterans / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)12
 A March in the Ranks Hard-prest, and the Road Unknown / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)14
 The Wound-Dresser / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)17
 All Quiet along the Potomac Tonight / Thaddeus Oliver (1826-1864)20
 A Second Review of the Grand Army / Bret Harte (1836-1902)23
 The Congressmen Came Out to See Bull Run / Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943)27
 Two Studies in Idealism / Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989)32
 From Trollope's Journal / Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)36
 General John Cabell Breckinridge / Jill Breckenridge38
 At Chancellorsville / Andrew Hudgins (1951-)41
 After the Wilderness / Andrew Hudgins (1951-)43
 Around the Campfire / Andrew Hudgins (1951-)45
 In 'Fifty Congress Passed a Bill / Elymas Payson Rogers (1815-1861)49
 John Brown's Body / Unknown, attributed to Charles Sprague Hall and to Thomas Brigham Bishop53
 The Battle Hymn of the Republic / Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910)55
 The Battle-Cry of Freedom / George F. Root (1820-1895)57
 My Maryland / James Ryder Randall (1839-1908)59
 Carolina Charleston / Henry Timrod (1829-1867)67
 The Death of Slavery / William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878)71
 Boston Hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)75
 Voluntaries / Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)79
 The Building of the Ship / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)85
 The Furnace Blast / John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)99
 Laus Deo! / John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)103
 Marching through Georgia / Henry Clay Work (1832-1884)106
 From Year to Year the Contest Grew / James Monroe Whitfield (1822-1871)109
 Dixie / Unknown, attributed to Thomas and Ellen Snowden and to Daniel Decatur Emmett (1815-1904)114
 At Harper's Ferry Just before the Attack / Edward W. Williams (1863-1891)116
 John Brown's Prayer / Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943)120
 The Soul and Body of John Brown / Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980)123
 An Ode in Time of Hesitation / William Vaughn Moody (1869-1910)130
 Enlisted Today / Unknown141
 The March into Virginia / Herman Melville (1819-1891)144
 The Cumberland / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1802-1887)147
 A Dirge for McPherson / Herman Melville (1819-1891)150
 The Conflict of Convictions / Herman Melville (1819-1891)153
 The College Colonel / Herman Melville (1819-1891)158
 The House-Top / Herman Melville (1819-1891)160
 As I Lay with My Head in Your Lap Camerado / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)162
 A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)164
 Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)166
 Beat! Beat! Drums! / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)168
 Cavalry Crossing a Ford / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)171
 Bivouac on a Mountain Side / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)172
 The Artilleryman's Vision / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)174
 An Army Corps on the March / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)176
 Come up from the Fields Father / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)178
 Hospital Duties / Unknown180
 Sheridan's Ride / Thomas Buchanan Read (1822-1872)184
 Sheridan at Cedar Creek / Herman Melville (1819-1891)187
 Though Tennyson the Poet King / James Madison Bell (1826-1902)190
 The High Tide at Gettysburg / Will Henry Thompson (1848-1918)194
 The Battle of Gettysburg / Edgar Lee Masters (1869-1950)198
 The Colored Soldiers / Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)206
 When Dey 'Listed Colored Soldiers / Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)211
 A Confederate Veteran Tries to Explain the Event / Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989)213
 Anecdotes of the Late War / Charles Olson (1910-1970)217
 A Description of Some Confederate Soldiers / Randall Jarrell (1914-1965)225
 A Few Days in the South in February / Eleanor Ross Taylor (1920-)227
 Richmond / John Updike (1932-)235
 The Civil War / Suzanne Rhodenbaugh (1944-)237
 Gettysburg, July 1, 1863 / Jane Kenyon (1947-)238
 Serenades in Virginia / Andrew Hudgins (1951-)242
 Burial Detail / Andrew Hudgins (1951-)246
 A Soldier on the Marsh / Andrew Hudgins (1951-)250
 The Portent / Herman Melville (1819-1891)255
 Little Giffen / Francis Ticknor (1822-1872)256
 General Grant - the Hero of the War / George Moses Horton (1797?-1883?)258
 Memoriae Positum R. G. Shaw / James Russell Lowell (1819-1910)261
 Robert E. Lee / Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910)265
 The Sword of Robert Lee / Father Abraham Joseph Ryan (1839-1894)267
 Farragut, Farragut / W. T. Meredith (b. 1839)269
 Kentucky Belle / Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840-1894)273
 Albert Sidney Johnston / Kate Brownlee Sherwood (1841-1941)279
 Lee to the Rear / John Reuben Thompson (1823-1873)283
 Obsequies of Stuart / John Reuben Thompson (1823-1873)288
 The Burial of Latane / John Reuben Thompson (1823-1873)293
 Stonewall Jackson's Way / John Williamson Palmer (1825-1906)296
 John Burns of Gettysburg / Bret Harte (1836-1902)300
 Barbara Frietchie / John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)306
 The Dying Words of Stonewall Jackson / Sidney Lanier (1842-1881)310
 Robert Gould Shaw / Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)312
 Frederick Douglass / Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)313
 Douglass / Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)315
 Frederick Douglass / Robert Hayden (1913-)316
 The Unsung Heroes / Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)317
 Frederick Douglass: 1817-1895 / Langston Hughes (1902-1967)319
 Tintype of a Private of the Fifteenth Georgia Infantry / Paul Horgan (1905-)322
 Lee in the Mountains / Donald Davidson (1922-)323
 The Death of Abraham Lincoln / William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878)331
 The Martyr / Herman Melville (1819-1891)333
 When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)335
 O Captain! My Captain! / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)345
 Lincoln, The Man of the People / Edwin Markham (1852-1940)348
 Anne Rutledge / Edgar Lee Masters (1869-1950)351
 The Master / Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935)352
 Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight / Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931)355
 Lincoln / John Gould Fletcher (1886-1950)357
 The Long Shadow of Lincoln / Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)361
 Lincoln Monument: Washington / Langston Hughes (1902-1967)366
 The Battle Autumn of 1862 / John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)369
 Ode Recited at the Harvard Commemoration, July 21, 1865 / James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)372
 Malvern Hill / Herman Melville (1819-1894)387
 Memorial on the Slain at Chickamauga / Herman Melville (1819-1894)391
 To a Certain Civilian / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)392
 Spirit Whose Work Is Done / Walt Whitman (1819-1892)393
 Music in Camp / John Reuben Thompson (1823-1873)394
 The Jacket of Gray / Caroline Augusta Ball (b. 1825)399
 Gettysburg Ode / Bayard Taylor (1825-1878)402
 The Blue and the Gray / Francis Miles Finch (1827-1907)411
 When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore (1829-1892)414
 Ode ("Sleep sweetly in your humble graves") / Henry Timrod (1829-1867)417
 The Rebel / Innes Randolph (1837-1887)419
 Driving Home the Cows / Kate Putnam Osgood (1841-1910)423
 To E. S. Salomon / Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)426
 The Confederate Flags / Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)430
 The Hesitating Veteran / Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)433
 The Death of Grant / Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)436
 General B. F. Butler / Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)438
 An Address by an Ex-Confederate Soldier to the Grand Army of the Republic / Maurice Thompson (1844-1901)439
 To the South / Maurice Thompson (1844-1901)443
 Veterans of the Wars / Edgar Lee Masters (1869-1950)446
 Marching Still / Minna Irving (b. 1872)448
 The Black Cottage / Robert Frost (1874-1963)450
 Ode to the Confederate Dead / Allen Tate (1899-1979)455
 Boston Common / John Berryman (1914-1972)460
 Memorial Wreath / Dudley Randall (1914-)466
 Fabrication of Ancestors / Alan Dugan (1923-)469
 For the Union Dead / Robert Lowell (1917-1977)471
 This Year's Drive to Appomattox / Eleanor Ross Taylor (1920-)476
 The Arkansas Testament / Derek Walcott (1930-)478
 An Uninscribed Monument on One of the Battlefields of the Wilderness / Herman Melville (1819-1891)495
 Shiloh, a Requiem / Herman Melville (1819-1891)497
 A Grave in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond (J. R. T.) / Margaret Junkin Preston (1820-1897)498
 Confederate Memorial Day / Unknown501
 Lincoln's Grave / Maurice Thompson (1844-1901)503
 Cool Tombs / Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)517
 Gettysburg / Edgar Lee Masters (1869-1950)518
 History among the Rocks / Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989)521
 Sequel of Appomattox / Donald Davidson (1922-)523
 Hunting Civil War Relics at Nimblewill Creek / James Dickey (1923-)525
 Acknowledgments / James Dickey (1923-)527
 Illustrations / James Dickey (1923-)531
 Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines / James Dickey (1923-)535


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