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Both poems (originally published during the Civil War) were excerpted from Poetry: Lyrical, Narrative, and Satirical of the Civil War, edited by Richard Grant White, published in 1866. This poetry sheet was printed by Dana Gagnon of the Western Female Seminary Living History Society.

Civil War poems  
Civil War poems  

In 1860, when South Carolina was the first to secede from the Union, Oliver Wendell Holmes published "Brother Jonathan's Lament for Sister C...

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