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Full Name: Benson Lossing
Biography:
Historian, illustrator. Born in Beekman, NY. Apprenticed to a watchmaker in Poughkeepsie in 1826, became editor and joint owner of Poughkeepsie Telegraph in 1835, then moved to New York City in 1838. Works include "Pictorial Field-Book of the American Revolution" (1850-1852), "Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America" (1866-1868), and "From the Mountains to the Sea," about the Hudson Valley Area.
Author's Timeline:
1813 Dutchess County
Born in Beekman, NY 
1891 (Unknown) County
 
1850 New York County
"Pictorial Field-Book of the American Revolution"
(1850-1852),  
1866 New York County
"Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America"
(1866-1868) 
? (Unknown) County
"From the Mountains to the Sea,"
About the Hudson Valley Area. 

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