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s brother, who had been wounded in the battle of Fredericksburg.
For the next three years he served as an army nurse, chiefly in the hospitals of Washington.
The literary outcome of this experience was Drum Taps, from which the poems in the present volume are taken, and which he described as a little book containing life's darkness and blood-dripping wounds and psalms of the dead.
For several years after the war he remained in Government employ in Washington, but in 1873 he moved to Camden, New Jersey, where in 1892 he died in cheerful poverty. crescendo.
The other trumpets forth the calmer faith and determination of the North in the reiteration that God is marching on.
Both are sectional, and one intensely so, but they will survive because they have the divine spark wanting in other martial verse of the period.
Most of the noteworthy poems, however, were inspired by stirring or pathetic incidents of the conflict—by the fall of some leader in the thick of the fight, by the das