Author:James Grant Wilson

James Grant Wilson
American author; served in the Civil War; published numerous addresses, essays, and articles in periodicals
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "J. G. W."
James Grant Wilson



  • Biographical Sketches of Illinois Officers (1862–1863)
  • Love in Letters, Illustrated in the Correspondence of Eminent Persons (1867)
  • Life of General Grant (1868–1885)
  • Life of Fitz-Greene Halleck (1869)
  • Sketches of Illustrious Soldiers (1874)
  • Poets and Poetry of Scotland (1876)
  • Centennial History of the Diocese of New York, 1775-1885 (1886)
  • Bryant and His Friends (1886)
  • Commodore Isaac Hull and the Frigate Constitution (1889)
  • Life of General Grant (1897)

Contributions to the Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900Edit

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Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.