The Bivouac of the Dead and Its Author by George W. Ranck (1898)

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Description

“Bivouac of the Dead” is a poem written by Danville, Kentucky native, Theodore O’Hara to honor his fellow soldiers from Kentucky who died in the Mexican-American War. The poem increased its popularity after the Civil War, and its verses have been featured on many memorials to fallen Confederate soldiers in the Southern United States, and are even to be found on many memorials in Arlington National Cemetery, including Arlington’s gateway.

This is brief history of the poem, its meaning and its author, Theodore O’Hara written in 1898.

Additional information

Binding

Hardcover

Publishing Date

1898

Publisher

The Robert Clarke Company, Cincinnati

Pages

73

Condition

Good, no dust jacket

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