Document from Jul. 1, 1865

Julia Ward Howe Poem

  • Full Title

    Poetical Tribute to President Lincoln - Julia Ward Howe

  • Description

    Philadelphia publishing house J.B. Lippincott & Co. compiled poetical tributes to President Lincoln in the months after his assassination. This piece, by Julia Ward Howe, talks about Lincoln's legacy and how to honor him and his contributions to the nation. Julia Ward Howe was an abolitionist, suffragette and author, most famous for writing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," which is now one of the most famous songs of the Civil War. She was inspired to write the song after meeting with President Lincoln at the White House in November 1861.

  • Source

    University of Wisconsin - Madison, Digitized by Google

  • Rights

    This item is in the public domain and may be reproduced and used for any purpose, including research, teaching, private study, publication, broadcast or commercial use, with proper citation and attribution.

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    Julia Ward Howe. "Poetical Tribute to President Lincoln - Julia Ward Howe". J.B. Lippincott & Co.. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 22, 2017. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1100