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O Captain! My Captain!

O Captain! My Captain! American History Famous People Social Studies Poetry

Walt Whitman revised his poem "O Captain!  My Captain!," as shown in this image of his manuscript.  Written in 1865, about the death of President Lincoln, Whitman included the poem in a revised and expanded Leaves of Grass.

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Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

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