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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...

Susan C. Taylor Poetry Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00858
Scope and Contents Susan C. Taylor's collection of newspaper clippings, many from the Richmond Dispatch, of mostly poems and a few essays/stories.  These clippings are glued onto the pages of a book.  First page contains a handwritten poem.  Susan C. Taylor lived in Powhatan County, Virginia.

Gilbert M. Woodward Poem

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00716
Scope and Contents Poem, circa 1864, written by Gilbert M. Woodward. The poem is a humorous look at the role of the printer in the Civil War, and begins "Hail and Thrice Hail Ye Craftsman, / Knights of the Stick and the Rule, / Who through the fiery storm of war / With purpose high and courage cool / the fearful brunt of battle bore..." Throughout the poem, Woodward references the battles in which his unit, the 2nd Wisconsin Volunteers, participated. A transcription of the poem is also included.