Margaret Junkin Preston


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(1820–97), Pennsylvania-born poet of the Confederacy, whose works include Beechenbrook: A Rhyme of the War (1865), Old Song and New (1870), and Cartoons (1875). Her major prose work is Silverwood: A Book of Memories (1856). Her sister was the wife of “Stonewall” Jackson.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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