A passage from the book... Joseph Alexander Altsheler (1862-1919) was an American author of popular juvenile historical fiction. In 1885, he took a job at the Louisville Courier-Journal as a reporter and later, an editor. He started working for the New York World in 1892, first as the paper's Hawaiian correspondent and then as the editor of the World's tri-weekly magazine. Due to a lack of suitable stories, he began writing children's stories for the magazine. His works include: Before The Dawn (1903), The Young Trailers: A Story of Early Kentucky (1907), The Last of the Chiefs: A Story of the Great Sioux War (1909), The Riflemen of the Ohio (1910) and The Sun of Quebec: A Story of a Great Crisis (1919). HARRY KENTON, A Lad Who Fights on the Southern Side. DICK MASON, Cousin of Harry Kenton, Who Fights on the Northern Side. COLONEL GEORGE KENTON, Father of Harry Kenton. MRS. MASON, Mother of Dick Mason. JULIANA, Mrs. Mason's Devoted Colored Servant. COLONEL ARTHUR WINCHESTER, Dick Mason's Regimental Commander. COLONEL LEONIDAS TALBOT, Commander of the Invincibles, a Southern Regiment. LIEUTENANT COLONEL HECTOR ST. HILAIRE, Second in Command of the Invincibles
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Published February 26, 2010
by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction.