Notes Concerning the Author
John Thomas Scharf (1843 – 1898), of Baltimore, Maryland, was a United States historian, author, journalist, antiquarian, politician, lawyer and Confederate States of America soldier and sailor. He is best known for his published historical works. Modern historians and researchers cite his comprehensive histories as primary source materials.
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