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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Margaret Junkin Preston (1820–1897)

Preston, Mrs. Margaret (Junkin). An American poet and miscellaneous writer; born in Philadelphia in 1820; died at Baltimore, March 28, 1897. Her writings deal chiefly with the period of the Civil War, the best known being: ‘Silverwood’ (1856), a novel; ‘Beechenbrook, a Rhyme of the War’ (1866); ‘Cartoons’ (1875); ‘Colonial Ballads’ (1887); ‘Aunt Dorothy’ (1890).