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Walt Whitman

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Walter “Walt” Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works.

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December 5, 2010 at 9:35 pm

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Constantino Brumidi

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Constantino Brumidi (July 26, 1805 – February 19, 1880) was an Greek/Italian-American historical painter, best known and honored for his fresco work in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

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December 5, 2010 at 9:31 pm

Civil War 1865

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July 1865. “Washington, District of Columbia. Brevetted Brigadier General Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen (seated, second from right) and staff.” Wet collodion glass plate negative, photographer unknown.

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December 5, 2010 at 6:40 pm

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