African American Poetry (1870-1928): A Digital Anthology

Civil War

Below is a collection of poems dealing with the legacy of the Civil War, mostly written in the post-Bellum period (1870-1900). 

Readers might also want to explore the "Slavery" tag for poems that are more explicitly engaged with Abolitionism and profound legacy of Slavery on American culture. Other related tags worth exploring might be Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Lynching and Racialized Violence

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