EAF Author: Sidney Lanier (1842-1881)
Sidney Lanier, born in Macon, Georgia, served as a private in the Confederate Army, and was captured as a prisoner of war. His later career carried him through a number of professions, including lawyer, teacher, and flute player for Baltimore's Peabody Orchestra. A writer of poetry, prose, and criticism, Lanier became a lecturer on literary topics at Johns Hopkins University.
Tiger-Lilies: A Novel (1867)
Engraving: Sidney Lanier, profile
Photo: Young Lanier
Photo: Sidney Lanier
From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)
From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)