A letter from Whitman to his mother, send on March 2, 1864, from Washington. Whitman is eager for information about his mother, brother, and sisters, and misses home. He tells his mother that he is well, and is constantly moving among the wounded and sick in the hospitals. He expresses a desire to publish a book of poems called “Drum-Taps” and will come to New York for this purpose.
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