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THE PRISON SHIPS, 1776, by THOMAS WALSH    Poem Text                
First Line: O martyrdom of hope!-to lie
Last Line: Holds back to god,—earth's brightest answering star.
Alternate Author Name(s): Gill, Roderick; Strange, Garrett
Subject(s): Monuments; New York City - Revolutionary Period; Prison Ships; Ships & Shipping

THE TOMB OF THE PATRIOTS, by PHILIP FRENEAU    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Britain! We cite you to our bar, once more
Last Line: These, once so wretched near manhattan's shore.
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Death; Graves; New York City - Revolutionary Period; Patriotism; Prison Ships; Graveyards; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones