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

Metro Silicon Valley | January 9, 2009
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.

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