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Walt Whitman and the Civil War’s human toll February 17, 2011: In an excerpt of From Battlefields Rising published in this month's Humanities, Randall Fuller examines the role that the Civil War played in transforming Walt Whitman's poetry. Whitman made his first attempt to capture the realities of war after the battle of Bull Run. He would later refer to the battle as a "crucifixion" that would haunt his [...] by