Lossing, Benson John (1813-1891), a United States wood engraver and author. He was born in Beekman, New York. After serving as co-editor of the Poughkeepsie Telegraph (1835-38), he settled in New York City. Lossing wrote and illustrated some 40 historical and biographical books, including works on the American Revolution and the Civil War.
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When you're memorizing dates in school, it's easy to think of history as a set of immutable truths. But some scholars say it's a living, evolving subject. And when you're discussing controversial topics like Nazi Germany, this raises some eyebrows.