Preston, Margaret J. (F)

Surname: Preston
Forename(s): Margaret Junkin
b. 19 May 1820. d. 28 March 1897. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet and novelist. Educated at home under her father, Dr. George Junkin, a professor and minister. In 1857 married John Thomas Lewis Preston, a professor of Latin and Civil War general. She supported the Confederacy. Contributor to Harper’s Magazine and Lippincott’s. Author of Beechenbrook: A Rhyme of the War (1865, 1866), Old Song and New (1870), For Love’s Sake (1886), Colonial Ballads, Sonnets, and Other Verse (1887). Biographical information: ANB. (AC, SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Sir Walter’s Honor 1890-12 Atalanta Poet 2059