Monday, January 31, 2011

Edgar Allan Poe's ill-fated career at West Point.

Edgar Allan Poe, 1848.
Library of Congress,
Prints and Photographs
Evoking Louis Bayard's Edgar-nominated The Pale Blue Eye, the National Archives' Prologue features documents from Edgar Allan Poe's short-lived military career, including his 1831 court-martial.

1 comment:

Carol said...

One can only imagine what Poe's stories would have been like if he had embarked on a military career.