Title: O Captain! My Captain!
Creator: Walt Whitman
Date: November 4, 1865
Publication information: New-York Saturday Press 4 November 1865: 218.
Source: Our transcription is based on a digital image of a microfilm copy of an original issue.
Whitman Archive ID: per.00076
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, April Lambert, and Susan Belasco
(From Walt Whitman's "Drum-Taps.")
1. This poem was reprinted in Sequel to Drum-Taps (1865); with revision in Passage to India (1871, 1876); and finally in "Drum-Taps," Leaves of Grass (1881–82). [back]