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Document Details


Title: Letter from Walt Whitman to Louisa Whitman, May 13, 1863
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1525-D010
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
Speaker: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 31-May-1819
Speaker place of birth: Huntington, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government employee; Journalist; Nurse; Writer
Age at speaking: 44
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 13-May-1863
Topics discussed - Other terms: Amputations; Brothers; Correspondence; Deaths; Health; Intellectual life; Limb wounds; Military; Nurses; Post-battle writings; Relationships; Soldiers; Wounds and injuries; Writing formats
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1525-D010-2188