Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) Poet, essayist. Stedman wrote of contemporary authors in Victorian Poets (1875) and Poets of America (1885); he also edited the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Walter Savage Landor and was an important figure in the New York literary world.
6 ¾” x 9” autograph quote signed, “From the Cavalry Song. Dash on beneath the smoking dome…Charge! Cling! Clang! Forward all! Heaven help those whose horses fall! Cut left and right!”