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John Savage (1828–1888)

Savage, John. An American journalist and miscellaneous writer; born in Dublin, Ireland, Dec. 13, 1828; died in 1888. He came to New York in 1848, and subsequently in Washington became proprietor of The States, the organ of Stephen A. Douglas. Included in his popular war-songs are ‘The Starry Flag’ and ‘The Muster of the North.’ Among his other works are: ‘Our Living Representative Men’ (1860); ‘Poems: Lyrical, Dramatic, and Romantic’ (1870); ‘Picturesque Ireland’ (1878–83); and ‘Waiting for a Wife,’ a comedy (1859).