Christy, Howard Chandler. Illustrator, writer. Born in Morgan County, Ohio, January 10, 1873. Educated at Duncan's Falls, Ohio. Went east in 1893; since then on New York illustrated periodicals. Went to Cuba with second United States regulars and "Rough Riders"; saw the fighting before Santiago. His letters and illustrations published in "Scribner's Magazine," "Harper's Magazine," and "Collier's Weekly," brought him wide fame.