in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Agriculture and Farming. 887 words.
Lamar, John Basil (05 November 1812–15 September 1862), writer and planter, was born in Milledgeville, Georgia, the son of Zachariah Lamar, a merchant and planter, and Mary Ann Robinson....