Specimen Days

Walt WHITMAN (1819 - 1892)

Specimen Days is essentially the great American poet Walt Whitman's scrap book. It documents most of his life's adventures, espeically his experience serving as a nurse during the Civil War and travelling around America.

Genre(s): Travel & Geography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 A Happy Hour's Command --- Sources of Character-Results-1860 Sue Anderson
00:50:47
Play 02 Opening of the Secession of War --- Patent Office Hospital Anna Simon
00:28:25
Play 03 The White House by Moonlight --- The Most Inspiriting of All War's Shows Sarah Jennings
00:29:00
Play 04 Battle of Gettysburg --- Summer of 1864 Sibella Denton
00:33:23
Play 05 A New Army Organization Fit for America --- A Model Hospital Sarah Jennings
00:22:23
Play 06 Boys in the Army --- Death of President Lincoln Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:33:08
Play 07 Sherman's Army's Jubilation-Its Sudden Stoppage --- The Real War Will Never Get in the Books David Jaquay
00:37:40
Play 08 An Interegnum Paragraph --- Colors-A Contrast Great Plains
00:42:21
Play 09 Nover 8, '76 --- The Oaks and I Joan Freeman
00:41:13
Play 10 A Quintet --- Death of William Cullen Bryant Belinda Brown
00:28:39
Play 11 Jaunt Up the Hudson --- Wild Flowers Aaron Elliott
00:34:52
Play 12 The Civility Too Long Neglected -- Meeting A Hermit Jc Guan
00:33:34
Play 13 An Ulster County Waterfall -- Swallow on the River Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:30:05
Play 14 Begin a Long Jaunt West -- The Women of the West Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:58:44
Play 15 The Silent General -- Seeing Niagara to Advantage Sibella Denton
00:21:47
Play 16 Jaunting To Canada --- Death of Thomas Carlyle Sarah Jennings
00:28:51
Play 17 Carlyle From American Points of View -- Millet's Pictures Last Items Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:51:18
Play 18 Birds - Death of Longfellow David Jaquay
00:34:04
Play 19 Starting Newspapers --- Nature and Democracy-Morality Rich Meyers
00:20:27
Play 20 Notes Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:03:26