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Catalog of a Walt Whitman Manuscript in the John D. Batchelder Collection, The Library of Congress

Original records created by the Library of Congress; revised and expanded by The Walt Whitman Archive and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Encoded Archival Description completed with the assistance of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Individual items at this repository

  • Whitman Archive Title: The Dead of This War
  • Whitman Archive ID: loc.00092
  • Date: 1865-1875
  • Genre: prose, poetry
  • Physical Description: 1 leaf, 20 x 15 cm, handwritten
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  • Content: A manuscript, seemingly drafted as poetry, that contains several lines and phrases that appear as prose in "The Million Dead, Too, Summ'd Up," a section of Memoranda During the War (1875-76).

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