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[write a poem on the theme]

  • Whitman Archive Title: [write a poem on the theme]
  • Whitman Archive ID: tex.00056
  • Repository: Catalog of the Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in the Walt Whitman Collection, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Box: 2
  • Folder: 6
  • Series: Works, 1846-1913 and undated
  • Repository Title: Write a poem on the theme the great charge and repulse of the Secesh…
  • Date: between 1864 and 1890
  • Genre: poetry, prose
  • Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten; printed
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  • Content: Short handwritten note, approximately twenty words, accompanying two pasted-down newspaper clippings. It is unknown which newspaper or newspapers published these items. The accounts describe Major General Winfield Scott Hancock's repulse of the charge led by Major General George E. Pickett at Gettysburg. No definitive connections between this manuscript and Whitman's published work have been established.

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