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William Baxter (1820–1880)

Baxter, William. An American clergyman, educator, poet, and novelist; born at Leeds, England, 1820; died in 1880. President of Arkansas College, Fayetteville; when it was burned in the Civil War, he removed to Cincinnati. He wrote ‘The Loyal West in the Time of the Rebellion’; ‘Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove, or Scenes and Incidents of the War in Arkansas’ (1864). His ‘War Lyrics,’ originally published in Harper’s Weekly, were very popular at the time of their publication.