Title: The Mississippi at Midnight
Creator: Walt Whitman
Date: March 6, 1848
Publication information: New Orleans Daily Crescent 6 March 1848: .
Source: Our transcription is based on a digital image of a microfilm copy of an original issue.
Whitman Archive ID: per.00063
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, April Lambert, Susan Belasco, and Brett Barney
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For the Crescent.
1. Revised as "Sailing the Mississippi at Midnight," Specimen Days & Collect (1882–83). [back]