"When I left my good home."

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Title

"When I left my good home."

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry
Disabled veterans
Amputees

Abstract

This broadside poem is a variant on the idea of the disabled man's empty sleeve, and the final verse ("Strangers, pardon, if I ask you / to buy a one-arm Soldier's song") is common to other broadside poems of the era.

Creator

Thomas, James R.

Date Created

1862, circa

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Harvard Medical Library Rare Books Collection (E647 .T45 1862).

References

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Format

text

Extent

1 broadside

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0001642

Provenance

Purchased for the Library of Harvard Medical School, 2005

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Original Format

5.25" x 8.5"

Files

0001642_dref.jpg

Citation

Thomas, James R., “"When I left my good home.",” OnView, accessed February 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6097.

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