“On the Men of Maine Killed in the Victory of Baton Rouge, Louisiana”

Herman Melville. From Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, 1866.

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This poem portrays the Battle of Baton Rouge in August 1862, when Confederate forces tried and failed to recapture that city.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title On the Men of Maine Killed in the Victory of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Short Title Men Killed in Baton Rouge, 1866
Book Title Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War
Place of Publication New York
Publisher Harper & Brothers
Creator Herman Melville
Publication Date 1866
Edition 1st ed.
Call Number Case Y 274 .56
Location Special Collections 4th floor