Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 7 years ago

What happened while Edgar Allan Poe was at West Point?

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  • 7 years ago
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    According to legend, Poe's class was ordered to appear in Parade Dress, which Poe looked up in the rule book and saw was described as white gloves and rifle. So he showed up wearing white gloves with his rifle and nothing else. A nice story, probably an urban legend.

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