Wound Dresser

The Wound Dresser is a series of letters written from the hospitals in Washington by Walt Whitman during the War of the Rebellion to The New York Times, the Brooklyn Eagle and his mother, edited by Richard Maurice Burke, M.D., one of Whitman's literary executors. (Summary by R. S. Steinberg)

17 chapters
01 - Preface
02 - The Great Army of the Wounded
03 - Life Among Fifty Thousand Soldiers
04 - Hospital Visits - 1
05 - Hospital Visits - 2
06 - Letters of 1862-3 I-V
07 - Letters of 1862-3 VI-X
08 - Letters of 1862-3 XI-XV
09 - Letters of 1862-3 XVI-XX
10 - Letters of 1862-3 XXI-XXV
11 - Letters of 1862-3 XXVI-XXX
12 - Letters of 1864 I-V
13 - Letters of 1864 VI-X
14 - Letters of 1864 XI-XV
15 - Letters of 1864 XVI-XX
16 - Letters of 1864 XXI-XXV
17 - Letters of 1864 XXVI-XXIX and Afterword