Charles Louis Holstein
26 Jan. 1843 - 22 Jan. 1901
Charles L. Holstein was born in Madison, Indiana. He served in the Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. After the war, he attended Harvard Law School. He practiced law in Indianapolis and Chicago and was District Attorney for Indiana (1880-1885). Holstein was known for his oration skills and was a published poet. His poem, "The Drums," appears in the anthology pictured below.
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The Law & Science of Hospital Locations. Indianapolis: Journal Company, 1879. [ISL call number: I 362 H757]
The Proposed East Vermont Street Hospital. The Objections to the Location--Additional and Abundant Legal and Medical Authorities in Support of the Same. Indianapolis, 1879. [ISL call number: I 977.201 M341Ipi v. 1, no. 13]
Parker, Benjamin S. and Enos B. Heiney. Poets and Poetry of Indiana: A Representative Collection of the Poetry of Indiana during the First Hundred Years of its History as Territory and State, 1800 to 1900. New York: Silver, Burdett and Company, 1900. [ISL call number: I 811.08 P238p]