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Sidney Lanier


Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Bartee Haile: Ailing artist recharges his batteries in San Antonio

— This Week in Texas History: A column by BARTEE HAILE A sick southern artist came to Texas on Nov. 27, 1873 to clear his lungs and his head. Restored in body and soul after a long rest in San Antonio, Sidney Lanier went home to make the most of his talents. Genius was in