Walt Whitman notation of page location for "Drum-Taps"
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A note written in blue pencil and gray pencil by Walt Whitman indicating where the poem or poems under the title "Drum-Taps" should go in an unidentified manuscript. The note, written on lined notepaper, indicates that Drum-Taps should be placed after page 404 and before page 405, but it is unclear what poetry collection this note was intended for. The item is undated, but the poetry collection "Drum-Taps" was first published in 1865. The title was used in later editions of "Leaves of Grass," so Whitman's death date has been provided as the end date.
|Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892|
|Amherst College Archives & Special Collections|
|Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892--Archives|
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