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Archibald Forbes (1838–1900)

Forbes, Archibald. A British war correspondent and journalist; born in Morayshire, Scotland, 1838; died in London, March 30, 1900. He became famous during the Franco-German War by his vivid letters to the London Daily News. He also did distinguished work during the Russo-Turkish War. His books include: ‘Drawn from Life’ (1870); ‘My Experiences of the War between France and Germany’ (1871); ‘Chinese Gordon, a Succinct Record of his Life’ (1884); ‘Soldiering and Scribbling’; ‘Glimpses through the Cannon Smoke’; ‘Life of Colin Campbell, Lord Clyde’ (1895); ‘Memories and Studies of War and Peace’ (1895); ‘Czar and Sultan’; etc.