Edgar Allen Poe By: anthonyTankhd

5 Interesting fact about Poe

Poe returned briefly to Richmond, but his relationship with Allan deteriorated. In 1827, he moved to Boston and enlisted in the United States Army.

Poe began to sell short stories to magazines at around this time, and, in 1835, he became the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger in Richmond, where he moved with his aunt and cousin Virginia.

Poe’s work as an editor, a poet, and a critic had a profound impact on American and international literature.

He returned briefly to Richmond in 1849 and then set out for an editing job in Philadelphia. For unknown reasons, he stopped in Baltimore. On October 3, 1849, he was found in a state of semi-consciousness. Poe died four days later of “acute congestion of the brain.”

Poe was admitted to the United States Military Academy, but he was again forced to leave for lack of financial support.

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