United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry
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This collection contains two Civil War poems, "The Dying Soldier at Manassas" and "The Veteran's Growl." "The Veteran's Growl" was written by a soldier who was sent to Texas on garrison duty after the war ended. The author describes the miserable conditions in Texas and satirizes War Department policies and Union leaders.
Also included is a brief genealogy of the Lewis family.