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The Better Angel: Walt Whitman in the Civil War

Morris, Roy Jr. The Better Angel: Walt Whitman in the Civil War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
biography, history

Morris explores the three years in which Walt Whitman tended to wounded soldiers during the Civil War.

People Mentioned in this Work

Aldrich, Thomas [pages:21, 23-24]
Arnold, George [pages:21, 23-24]
Benton, Myron [pages:153]
Bloom, Nathaniel [pages:120, 148]
Burroughs, John [pages:4-5, 39, 150-54, 164-65, 186-87, 211, 240,]
Chauncey, Charles [pages:38]

A member of the Fred Gray Association.

Clapp, Henry [pages:18-20, 24-25, 150]
Clare, Ada [pages:21, 22, 24, 35, 150]
de Gurowski, Adam [pages:21, 88]
Eyre, Ellen [pages:35-36]
The Fred Gray Association [pages:38, 187]

Suggests that the group is named after a physician's son, Frederick Schiller Gray. Members included Frederick's brother Nat, Charles Chauncey, Charles Kingsley (an athlete), and Hugo Fritsch.

Greeley, Horace [pages:19]
O'Brien, Fitz-James [pages:21, 24, 167]