This Dover Thrift Edition book highlights poetry from twenty-nine individuals who wrote pieces during the Civil War. A sampling includes Julia Ward Howe, “Robert E. Lee”; William Cullen Bryant, “Abraham Lincoln”; Herman Melville, “Shiloh”; Ambrose Bierce, “The Death of Grant”; and Walt Whitman, “Beat! Beat! Drums!”. Over 70 poems are included in this anthology. The book measures about 4.25” by 8.25”.