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Maurice Thompson (1844–1901)

Thompson, [James] Maurice. An American essayist and novelist; born in Fairfield, IN, Sept. 9, 1844; died at Crawfordsville, IN, Feb. 15, 1901. He was a Confederate soldier in the Civil War; afterwards State Geologist of Indiana, 1885–89. He wrote: ‘Hoosier Mosaics’ (1875); ‘The Witchery of Archery’ (1878); ‘A Tallahassee Girl’ (1882); ‘His Second Campaign’ (1883); ‘Songs of Fair Weather’ (1883); ‘At Love’s Extremes’ (1885); ‘Byways and Bird Notes’ (1885); ‘The Boy’s Book of Sports’ (1886); ‘A Banker of Bankersville’ (1886); ‘Sylvan Secrets’ (1887); ‘A Fortnight of Folly’ (1888); ‘Poems’ (1892); ‘King of Honey Island’ (1892); ‘The Ocala Boy’ (1895); ‘Alice of Old Vincennes’ (1900).