WILLIS JOHN ABBOT
\wˈɪlis d͡ʒˈɒn ˈabət], \wˈɪlis dʒˈɒn ˈabət], \w_ˈɪ_l_i_s dʒ_ˈɒ_n ˈa_b_ə_t]\
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An American journalist and author; born in Connecticut in 1863. He is connected with the New York press. With the exception of a "Life of Carter Harrison", his works consist principally of popular histories for young people, among which are: "Blue Jackets of 1776"; "Blue Jackets of 1812"; "Blue Jackets of '61"; "Battle Fields and Camp Fires"; "American Ships and Sailors".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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