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BIERS, Samuel Hawkins Marshall, poet, born in Pulaski, Pennsylvania, 23 July, 1838. He was educated in the public schools of Oskaloosa. Iowa, and stud-led law, but did not practice. He served in the National army, was taken prisoner in November, 1863, and while in confinement in Columbia, South Carolina, wrote the song entitled "Sherman's March to the Sea," whose popularity gave its name to the campaign it celebrated. He was United States consul at Zurich, Switzerland, in 1869-'84, and consul-general to Italy in 1885. In addition to being a frequent contributor to magazines, Mr. Byers is the author of "The Happy Isles, and other Poems" (Boston, 1885); "History of Switzerland" (New York, 1886); and "Military History of Iowa" (Des Moines, Iowa, 1888).
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