Julia Ward Howe

Julia Ward Howe was an American poet and author. She is best known for ‘The Battle Hymn of the Republic,’ She was an advocate for abolitionism and a social activist. Her work is often tied to women’s suffrage. Her first book was published anonymously and included personal poems.

Battle-Hymn of the Republic

by Julia Ward Howe

‘Battle-Hymn of the Republic’ was published in the 1862 issue of “The Atlantic Monthly”. Howe wrote this song as a proclamation of resistance towards those who were wicked and inhumane.

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