A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Draper, John William
Draper, John William (1811-1882). -- Historian, b. at St. Helen's, Lancashire, emigrated to Virginia, and was a prof. in the Univ. of New York. He wrote History of the American Civil War (1867-70), History of the Intellectual Development of Europe (1863), page 121and History of the Conflict between Science and Religion (1874), besides treatises on various branches of science.