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October 17, 1910 - Julia Ward Howe, poet and composer (Battle Hymn of Republic), dies at 91 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
Julia Ward Howe was inspired to write “ The Battle Hymn of the Republic” after she and her husband visited Washington, D.C. and met Abraham Lincoln at the White House in November 1861. During the t…