Julia Ward Howe Poems

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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