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William Swinton (1833–1892)

Swinton, William. An American journalist, educator, and historical writer, brother of John; born in Salton, Scotland, April 23, 1833; died in New York, Oct. 25, 1892. During the Civil War he was war correspondent of the New York Times; and after 1874 he devoted his time to educational works. His writings include: ‘Rambles among Words’; ‘Twelve Decisive Battles of the War’; ‘Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac’; ‘Word Analysis’; and ‘Studies in English Literature.’