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by Cecil D. Eby

  • ISBN: 0837166381
  • Author: Cecil D. Eby
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  • Rating: 4.2 of 5
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 258
  • Publisher: Greenwood Press,London; New edition edition (May 1973)
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Porte Crayon: Life of David Hunter Strother Hardcover – May, 1973. by. Cecil D. Eby (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central.

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This book treats the life and work of one of the most popular American writers of the mid-nineteenth century, David Hunter Strother ("Porte Crayon"), whose accomplishments as an artist, writer, soldier and diplomat comprise one of the most versatile careers in American history. From painting and illustration, Strother at the age of thirty-seven turned to writing; at forty-five he entered the Union army and rose to the rank of brigadier general; at sixty-three he was appointed consul general to Mexico.

In this biography of David Hunter Strother, the nineteenth-century chronicler of Southern manners, who, as Porte Crayon, was read and revered by more Americans of the time than either Hawthorne or Melville, the author restores him to his rightful place in the arts. Originally published in 1961.

When David Hunter Strother, also known by his pen name Porte Crayon, arrived as .

Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888. Porte Crayon": the life of David Hunter Strother

Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888. Filed under: Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888. Virginia illustrated : containing a visit to the Virginian Canaan, and the adventures of Porte Crayon and his cousins, (New York : Harper, 1871, c1857), by David Hunter Strother (page images at HathiTrust). Porte Crayon": the life of David Hunter Strother. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, ), by Cecil D. Eby (page images at HathiTrust). Items below (if any) are from related.

The Civil War diaries of David Hunter Strother, known better to his contemporaries as Porte Crayon, chronicle his three years of service in the Union army with the same cogency and eye for detail that made him one of the most popular writers and illustrators in America in his time. A Virginian strongly opposed to secession, Strother joined the Federal army as a civilian topographer in July of 1861 and was soon commissioned, rising eventually to the rank of brigadier general

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