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An American soldier and author; born in New York city, Dec. 29, 1831; died in Ridgewood, N. J., March 19, 1895. He served in the United States army during the Civil War, was military secretary to General Grant in 1864-69, then secretary of legation in London, and from 1870 till 1881 consul-general there, and in 1882-84 in Havana. He accompanied General Grant on his tour around the world in 1877-78. Author of: "The Vagabond" (New York, 1858); "Military History of U. S. Grant" (3 vols., 1867-81); "Conspiracy: a Cuban Romance" (1885); "Aristocracy in England" (1886); and "Grant in Peace" (1886).
By Charles Dudley Warner