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George Henry Miles (1824–1871)

Miles, George Henry. An American dramatist and story-writer; born in Baltimore, MD, July 31, 1824; died in Thornbrook, MD, July 23, 1871. His short story ‘Loretto, or the Choice,’ won the $50 prize offered by the Baltimore Catholic Mirror for the best short story. In 1850 his ‘Mohammed’ won the $1,000 prize offered by Edwin Forrest for the best play by an American author. He wrote many poems, plays, and sketches; among them ‘Christine, a Troubadour’s Song; and Other Poems’ (1866); and ‘Abou Hassan the Wag, or the Sleeper Awakened’ (1868).