Walt Whitman, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865

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Title: Walt Whitman, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865

Creator(s): War Department. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (08/01/1866 - 09/18/1947)
"Walt Whitman, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865" Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.), Photographer (ARC ID 525875); War Department. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (08/01/1866 - 09/18/1947); Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1982; Record Group 111; National Archives.

American poet and writer Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819. Deeply touched by a visit to a wartime hospital, Whitman spent much of the Civil War as a hospital volunteer, carefully documenting his experiences caring for the wounded.

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