CAPTAIN CHARLES KING
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An American novelist and descriptive writer; born at Albany, N. Y., 1844. He resigned from the United States army in 1879, becoming professor of military science and tactics at the University of Wisconsin (1881) and devoting his time largely to literature. He wrote a long series of novels treating of army and frontier life and people, among the best of which are: "The Colonel's Daughter" (1883), describing life in a frontier fort; "Kitty's Conquest" (1884), very popular; "Famous and Decisive Battles of the World" (1884); "The Colonel's Christmas Dinner and Other Stories" (1892); "Captain Close and Sergeant Croesus" (1895): also "Campaigning with Crook" (1890); "The Iron Brigade" (1902).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- The young tissue of a fibrovascular bundle before its component cells have begun to be differentiated. The tissue from which vascular bundles are developed. [Latin] The tissue from which vascular bundles are developed(bot.).