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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Theodore Winthrop (1828–1861)

Winthrop, Theodore. An American soldier, poet, and novelist; born at New Haven, CT, Sept. 22, 1828; killed at the head of an assaulting column of Northern troops at Big Bethel, VA, June 10, 1861. The 1861 Atlantic Monthly contained sketches from him of early war scenes. He left completed material for five volumes of novels and essays: ‘Cecil Dreeme’ (1861); ‘John Brent’ (1862); ‘Edwin Brothercroft’ (1862); ‘The Canoe and the Saddle’ (1862); and ‘Life in the Open Air, and Other Papers’ (1863). His sister published ‘Life and Poems of Theodore Winthrop’ (1884). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).