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Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (1842–1932)

Dickinson, Anna Elizabeth. Orator, novelist, and playwright; born in Philadelphia, Oct. 28, 1842; died in 1932. At the outbreak of the Civil War she became known as a speaker, and her eloquence gained her the name of the “Joan of Arc” of the war. Some of her books are: ‘What Answer’ (1868), a novel; ‘A Paying Investment’ (1876); ‘A Ragged Register of People, Places, and Opinions’ (1879). She was the author of two plays, ‘Anne Boleyn’ and ‘Marie Tudor’ (1875), in which she played the title rôles.