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Lossing, Benson John 1813-1891

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Works: 836 works in 2,249 publications in 2 languages and 25,004 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Poetry  Biography  Epic poetry  Portraits  Constitution 
Roles: Author, Editor, Engraver, Composer, Illustrator, Honoree, Former owner, Correspondent
Classifications: E468.7, 973.7
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Mathew Brady's illustrated history of the Civil War, 1861-65 and the causes that led up to the great conflict by Benson John Lossing( Book )
26 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 1,946 libraries worldwide
Includes a chronological summary and record of every engagement compiled from the official records of the War Department
The pictorial field-book of the revolution ; or, illustrations, by pen and pencil, of the history, biography, scenery, relics, and traditions of the war for independence by Benson John Lossing( Book )
65 editions published between 1850 and 2008 in English and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of the young nation and the sacrifices that made the colonies' dream of freedom become reality
The pictorial field-book of the War of 1812 : or, Illustrations, by pen and pencil, of the history, biography, scenery, relics, and traditions of the last war for American independence by Benson John Lossing( Book )
45 editions published between 1868 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 libraries worldwide
Pictorial history of the Civil War in the United States of America by Benson John Lossing( Book )
43 editions published between 1866 and 1990 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
The life and times of Philip Schuyler by Benson John Lossing( Book )
32 editions published between 1860 and 2000 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
The Hudson, from the wilderness to the sea by Benson John Lossing( Book )
32 editions published between 1866 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Includes bibliographical references
Recollections and private memoirs of Washington by George Washington Parke Custis( Book )
17 editions published between 1859 and 2008 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Life and times of Washington by John Frederick Schroeder( Book )
10 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
The home of Washington; or, Mount Vernon and its associations, historical, biographical, and pictorial by Benson John Lossing( Book )
20 editions published between 1870 and 2000 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
M'Fingal : an epic poem by John Trumbull( Book )
13 editions published between 1857 and 1881 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Of all the literary productions of that day, having for its theme the character and doings of the men and times of the Revolution, the remarkable epic entitled M'Fingal is confessedly most deserving of immortality. For the manners of the poem, there is no record of the period which supplies so vivid a presentation of the old Revolutionary Whig habits of thinking and acting. - Introduction
The Empire State : a compendious history of the Commonwealth of New York by Benson John Lossing( Book )
14 editions published between 1887 and 1996 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
George Washington's Mount Vernon, or : Mount Vernon and its associations, historical, biographical, and pictorial by Benson John Lossing( Book )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Details George Washington's public and private life that includes his forty-five year campaign as chief architect and planner of the Mount Vernon estate
A history of the United States. For families and libraries by Benson John Lossing( Book )
52 editions published between 1857 and 2013 in English and German and held by 244 libraries worldwide
" ... Every important event in the history of the United States, from the Aboriginal period to the present time is presented in a concise, but perspicuous and comprehensive manner, without giving those minute and often tedious details, which are valuable to the student, but irksome to the common reader. The history of our Republic is herein popular- ized, and adapted to the use of those who may not find leisure to peruse more extensive works upon the subject. The materials have been drawn from the earlier, most elaborate, and most reliable historians and chroniclers of our continent. The work is constructed upon a new plan, which, it is believed, will be found to be the most acceptable yet offered to the public, for obtaining, with facility, and fixing in the memory, a knowledge of the great events of our truly wonderful history. And having visited a greater portion of the localities made memorable by important occurrences in our country, the writer claims, in that particular, an advantage over his predecessors in this special field, for he has been able to correct errors and give truthful impressions of things and events. An endeavor has also been made to show the cause of every important event, and thus, by developing the philosophy of our history, to make it more attractive and instructive than a bald record of facts"--Preface
Mary and Martha, the mother and the wife of George Washington by Benson John Lossing( Book )
7 editions published between 1886 and 1985 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
This historic volume features detailed biographies of Mary Ball Washington, the first President's mother, and Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, his wife. With his father dead by the time Washington was 11 and his wife spending many years beside him in military camps, these women played a vital role in the first President's childhood and adult life. Mary Ball married Augustine Washington in 1731 at the age of 17. She would go on to have six children, George, Betty, Samuel, John Augustine, Charles and Mildred, before her husband's death in 1743. Unlike most widows at the time, Mary would never remarry. She managed the estate and plantation where her family lived until her eldest son, George, came of age to take over. Mary would teach George everything he needed to know about managing the real estate and would inspire him to obtain more property and wealth in the days before his military and presidential career. Today, her home is a public museum, and a university in Fredericksburg, Virginia is named in her honor. Martha Custis was exceedingly wealthy even before she met George Washington. Shortly after their marriage in 1759, Washington led the Continental Army, and Martha traveled with him, spending many weeks in the Revolutionary War winter encampments at Valley Forge. One winter, Martha traveled ten days and hundreds of miles to be with her husband after a battle in 1777. After Washington was elected President, Martha opposed his accepting of the title, but continued to host events and important politicians in their home. She has been honored with memorials of various kinds, including having been the only woman whose portrait has appeared on the face of a U.S. currency note and the first American woman to be honored on a U.S. postage stamp. While they often do not receive much credit, these strong women taught him about business, provided him with great wealth, stayed with him during his long military career, and participated in politics by his side. They say behind every good man is a great woman, but in George Washington's case, he had two extraordinary ones
Vassar college and its founder. by Benson John Lossing( Book )
16 editions published between 1867 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Eminent Americans, comprising brief biographies of leading statesmen, patriots, orators and others, men and women, who have made American history by Benson John Lossing( Book )
39 editions published between 1855 and 1977 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Our country : a household history of the United States for all readers, from the discovery of America to the present time by Benson John Lossing( Book )
34 editions published between 1855 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 176 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Benson John Lossing American journalist
Benson John Lossing Amerikaans journalist (1813-1891)
Lossing (1813-1891).
Lossing, B.J., 1813-1891
Lossing, Benson 1813-1891
Lossing, Benson J.
Lossing, Benson J. 1813-1891
Lossing, Benson J. (Benson John), 1813-1891
Lossing, Benson John 1813-1891
Lossing (Benson John Lossing) 1813-1891
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English (568)
German (5)
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