Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook F (Part I) >> [Page 33] >> Moonshaft / Sacrifice for Liberty (Two Items)

Item informationTitle: Moonshaft / Sacrifice for Liberty (Two Items)
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: F (Part I)
  • Publication date: [1863-10-29]

Time periods

    Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
    Rights: Digital Copyright © 2013, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
    Resource Identifier: SF_18xx_094

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    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history

    Charleston Mercury (Oct. 29, 1863) [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler 338)]

    Kibler notes that the last stanza of this poem appears as ''Fragment. Virtue.'' in 1859.


    ''Sacrifice for Liberty''"

    Charleston Mercury (Oct. 29, 1863) [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler 338)]
    Description ''See where the sudden moonshaft through the woods ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | MOONSHAFT. | [rule] | [text of ''Moonshaft''] | [rule] | SACRIFICE FOR LIBERTY. | [rule] | text of ''Sacrifice for Liberty'']
    Notes Position: bottom right