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Strickland, W P

Entry updated 31 July 2023. Tagged: Author.

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(1809-1884) US Methodist minister and author, who served as a chaplain in the American Civil War. His Lost Race tale, The Astrologer of Chaldea; Or, the Life of Faith (1855), locates its uplifting discoveries in ancient Babylonia. [JC]

William Peter Strickland

born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: 17 August 1809

died Brooklyn [now New York]: 15 July 1884



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