Specimen Days


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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. (11 hr 4 min)

Chapters

A Happy Hour's Command --- Sources of Character-Results-1860 50:47 Read by Sue Anderson
Opening of the Secession of War --- Patent Office Hospital 28:25 Read by Anna Simon
The White House by Moonlight --- The Most Inspiriting of All War's Shows 29:00 Read by Sarah Jennings
Battle of Gettysburg --- Summer of 1864 33:23 Read by Sibella Denton
A New Army Organization Fit for America --- A Model Hospital 22:23 Read by Sarah Jennings
Boys in the Army --- Death of President Lincoln 33:08 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Sherman's Army's Jubilation-Its Sudden Stoppage --- The Real War Will Never Get… 37:40 Read by David Jaquay
An Interegnum Paragraph --- Colors-A Contrast 42:21 Read by Great Plains
Nover 8, '76 --- The Oaks and I 41:13 Read by Joan Freeman
A Quintet --- Death of William Cullen Bryant 28:39 Read by Belinda Brown
Jaunt Up the Hudson --- Wild Flowers 34:52 Read by Aaron Elliott
The Civility Too Long Neglected -- Meeting A Hermit 33:34 Read by Jc Guan
An Ulster County Waterfall -- Swallow on the River 30:05 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
Begin a Long Jaunt West -- The Women of the West 58:44 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
The Silent General -- Seeing Niagara to Advantage 21:47 Read by Sibella Denton
Jaunting To Canada --- Death of Thomas Carlyle 28:51 Read by Sarah Jennings
Carlyle From American Points of View -- Millet's Pictures Last Items 51:18 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Birds - Death of Longfellow 34:04 Read by David Jaquay
Starting Newspapers --- Nature and Democracy-Morality 20:27 Read by Rich Meyers
Notes 3:26 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)