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'Drum of War' Looks at Walt Whitman's Nonreligious Ministry During the Civil Warnew

Whitman recognized something that few writers of that era or after did: the Civil War's true meaning lay in the "valor of suffering -- not of men firing rifles," and certainly not in the fascination with battles and troop movements that has dominated Civil War studies.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Michael S. Gant  |  01-09-2009  |  Nonfiction

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