Julia L. Keyes, a talented but little known Southern poet, read the phrase
"only one killed" in a Montgomery, Alabama, newspaper account of an 1864 battle and
saw, instead of the military success indicated by only a single battle death,
the personal loss represented by that same death.
"Only One Killed"
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