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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March, 1865   By:

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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March 1865 is a collection of diverse pieces that showcase the magazine's commitment to offering a wide range of literary and cultural perspectives. The issue includes essays on politics, poetry, and reviews of books and plays, providing readers with an insightful and thought-provoking reading experience.

One standout piece in this issue is a powerful essay on the Civil War, offering in-depth analysis and commentary on the historical and social context of the conflict. The writing is engaging and well-researched, shedding light on important issues and events of the time.

The poetry included in this volume is also impressive, with each piece displaying a unique voice and perspective. From thought-provoking meditations on nature to emotional reflections on love and loss, the poetry in this issue is sure to resonate with readers of all tastes.

Overall, The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March 1865 is a compelling and well-rounded collection of literary works that is sure to captivate readers with its diverse content and engaging prose. This issue is a testament to the magazine's longstanding reputation for publishing high-quality and thought-provoking writing, making it a must-read for anyone interested in literature, history, and culture.

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A Magazine of Literature, Art, and Politics.


Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by TICKNOR AND FIELDS, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.



My story begins as a great many stories have begun within the last three years, and indeed as a great many have ended; for, when the hero is despatched, does not the romance come to a stop?

In early May, two years ago, a young couple I wot of strolled homeward from an evening walk, a long ramble among the peaceful hills which inclosed their rustic home. Into these peaceful hills the young man had brought, not the rumor, (which was an old inhabitant,) but some of the reality of war, a little whiff of gunpowder, the clanking of a sword; for, although Mr. John Ford had his campaign still before him, he wore a certain comely air of camp life which stamped him a very Hector to the steady going villagers, and a very pretty fellow to Miss Elizabeth Crowe, his companion in this sentimental stroll. And was he not attired in the great brightness of blue and gold which befits a freshly made lieutenant? This was a strange sight for these happy Northern glades; for, although the first Revolution had boomed awhile in their midst, the honest yeomen who defended them were clad in sober homespun, and it is well known that His Majesty's troops wore red... Continue reading book >>

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