Imprisonment and Captivity in Whitman and Dickinson During the Civil War... and After is a web teaching component of The Classroom Electric: Dickinson, Whitman and American Culture project sponsored by FIPSE. Kirsten Silva Gruesz is its author, and Thomas Hill is the research assistant.

Server space was generously provided initially by the Humanities Division, University of California, Santa Cruz, and currently by the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia. The site was designed by Kirsten Gruesz and Lara Vetter, and is maintained by Lara Vetter.

Caveats: This is an experimental site under occasional construction. Images and text are used as set forth in the Fair Use Act; when necessary, copyright permissions are being secured. Illustrations, unless otherwise credited, are from the Harper's Weekly coverage of the Wirz trial in the September 15, 1865 issue.

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Kirsten Silva Gruesz
Dept. of Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz