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William Henry Milburn (1823–1903)

Milburn, William Henry. A noted American Methodist preacher and lecturer; born in Philadelphia, Sept. 26, 1823; died in 1903. He was widely known as “the blind preacher,” and six times chaplain of the national House of Representatives, once of the national Senate (1893). He wrote: ‘Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-Bags’ (1857); ‘Ten Years of Preacher Life’ (1859); ‘Pioneers and People of the Mississippi Valley’ (1860).