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Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History   By: (1870-1942)

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[Transcriber's note: Obvious printer's errors have been corrected, all other inconsistencies are as in the original. The author's spelling has been maintained.

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[Illustration: Repulsed at Torgau Frederick waiting for morning.]

GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN

A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of

THE LIVES OF MORE THAN 200 OF THE MOST PROMINENT PERSONAGES IN HISTORY

VOL. II.

Copyright, 1894, BY SELMAR HESS

edited by Charles F. Horne

[Illustration: Publisher's arm.]

New York: Selmar Hess Publisher

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

SUBJECT AUTHOR PAGE

CHARLES XII. OF SWEDEN, General John Mitchell, 211 ROBERT, LORD CLIVE, W. C. Taylor, LL.D., 244 STEPHEN DECATUR, Edward S. Ellis, A.M., 318 GEORGE DEWEY, Major General Joseph Wheeler, 402 PRINCE EUGENE OF SAVOY, G. P. R. James, 223 DAVID GLASCOE FARRAGUT, L. P. Brockett, A.M., 379 FREDERICK THE GREAT, Major General John Mitchell, 237 GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI, 389 ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT, Oliver Optic, 343 SAM HOUSTON, Amelia E. Barr, 331 THOMAS JONATHAN JACKSON, Marion Harland, 373 PAUL JONES, 301 FRANÇOIS KELLERMANN, MARSHAL OF FRANCE, 251 JAMES LAWRENCE, 313 ROBERT EDMUND LEE, General Viscount Wolseley, 363 Letter from Lee to his son on the subject of "Duty," 372 FRANCIS MARION, 296 JOHN, DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH, L. Drake, 217 FIELD MARSHAL COUNT VON MOLTKE, 395 NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, Colonel Clayton, R.A., 262 LORD HORATIO NELSON, 279 MICHEL NEY, MARSHAL OF FRANCE, Louise Chandler Moulton, 255 OLIVER HAZARD PERRY, 325 DAVID DIXON PORTER, 387 ISRAEL PUTNAM, 284 WINFIELD SCOTT, Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, 338 PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN, 358 WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN, Elbridge S. Brooks, 352 TECUMSEH, James A. Green, 308 MARSHAL TURENNE, 205 ANTHONY WAYNE, O. C. Bosbyshell, 289 ARTHUR, DUKE OF WELLINGTON, L. Drake, 272 GENERAL JAMES WOLFE, L. Drake, 231

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME II.

PHOTOGRAVURES

ILLUSTRATION ARTIST TO FACE PAGE

REPULSED AT TORGAU FREDERICK WAITING FOR MORNING, R. Warthmüller Frontispiece THE MARSEILLAISE, Gustave Doré 252 NAPOLEON AND THE SPHINX, Jean Léon Gérôme 264 SHERIDAN'S RIDE, T. Buchanan Read 362 FARRAGUT AT MOBILE BAY, W. H. Overend 386 ADMIRAL DEWEY AT MANILA BAY, H. T. See 402 THE DEWEY TRIUMPHAL ARCH, 406

WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND TYPOGRAVURES.

TURENNE AT THE BATTLE OF THE DUNES, Larivière 208 CHARLES XII. AND AN UNWILLING RECRUIT, Thure von Cederström 212 PRINCE EUGENE AND THE MARSHAL DE VILLARS, P... Continue reading book >>




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