Quotation by Joseph I. C. Clarke

Shea—they call him Scholar Jack—
Went down the list of the dead.
Officers, seamen, gunners, marines,
The crews of the gig and yawl,
The bearded man and the lad in his teens,
Carpenters, coal-passers—all.
Joseph I. C. Clarke (1846–1925), U.S.-Irish poet. The Fighting Race (l. 3–8). . .

Poems of American History. Burton Egbert Stevenson, ed. (Rev. ed., 1922) Houghton Mifflin Company.
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