WorldCat Identities

Castlemon, Harry 1842-1915

Overview
Works: 104 works in 705 publications in 1 language and 7,471 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories, American  Western stories  Adventure stories  Personal narratives  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.F786, 813
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harry Castlemon
Frank on the lower Mississippi by Harry Castlemon( Book )

40 editions published between 1867 and 2014 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harry Castlemon" was perhaps the single most popular writer of fiction for younger readers in the post-Civil War U.S. This pen name was a pseudonym for Charles Austin Fosdick, who had served in the Navy during the Civil War and drew on his experiences in the South as a source of inspiration for this fast-paced thriller
Frank before Vicksburg by Harry Castlemon( Book )

33 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Younger readers will love this thrilling first-hand look at one of the crucial battles of the American Civil War, the Siege at Vicksburg, during which more than 30,000 soldiers were injured, killed or captured. After a period of rest and recuperation back home, Frank Nelson, the star of Castlemon's beloved Gunboat Series, is called back into service. Will he be able to survive this legendarily bloody battle?
Frank, the young naturalist by Harry Castlemon( Book )

38 editions published between 1846 and 2014 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the adventures of Frank, this novel stands alone as our traveled protagonist ventures off to the wild. It is one of Castlemon's earlier works when the reader was just getting acquainted with Frank
Frank on a gun-boat by Harry Castlemon( Book )

42 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Frank in the Navy during the Civil War era
Frank on the prairie by Harry Castlemon( Book )

29 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After serving in the American Civil War, Charles Austin Fosdick began penning a series of adventure novels for boys under the nom de plume Harry Castlemon. While the early novels drew heavily on his own battlefield experiences, later entries in the series put plucky protagonist Frank in a number of different settings and action-packed plots. This volume of the Gunboat Series pits Frank against a number of foes, ranging from ravenous grizzly bears to unscrupulous frontiersmen
Frank at Don Carlos' rancho by Harry Castlemon( Book )

24 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank has another adventure in the west
Frank in the woods by Harry Castlemon( Book )

24 editions published between 1865 and 2013 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young readers who are fans of hunting, fishing, and the great outdoors will love Frank in the Woods, one in a series of thrilling juvenile action-adventure tales featuring up-for-anything Frank and his loyal sidekick Archie. In this installment, the pair find themselves face-to-face with the grandeur, and the danger, of nature in all its glory
Frank in the mountains by Harry Castlemon( Book )

19 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank seeks adventure in the mountains of the American West
Frank among the rancheros by Harry Castlemon( Book )

21 editions published between 1865 and 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank heads west for his next adventure
The boy trapper by Harry Castlemon( Book )

20 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in Mississippi encounters challenges when he takes a job trapping quail to ship to the North
The sportsman's club : in the saddle by Harry Castlemon( Book )

8 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sportsman's club among the trappers by Harry Castlemon( Book )

13 editions published between 1874 and 1902 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sportsman's club afloat by Harry Castlemon( Book )

5 editions published between 1874 and 1902 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcy : the blockade-runner by Harry Castlemon( Book )

12 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodney the partisan by Harry Castlemon( Book )

11 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the American Civil War, many families found themselves torn apart as a result of differences in opinion about the issues that divided the country. That's exactly what happens to the Gray family in Harry Castlemon's gripping action-adventure novel for younger audiences, Rodney the Partisan
True to his colors by Harry Castlemon( Book )

11 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Newcombe : or, The boy of bad habits by Harry Castlemon( Book )

12 editions published between 1867 and 1896 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcy, the refugee by Harry Castlemon( Book )

9 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go-ahead, or, The fisher-boy's motto by Harry Castlemon( Book )

16 editions published between 1867 and 2000 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five hundred days in Rebel prisons by Harry Castlemon( Book )

3 editions published between 1887 and 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Castlemon, H. C. 1842-1915

Castlemon, Harry 1842-1915

Castlemon, Henry 1842-1915

Fosdick, C. A. 1842-1915

Fosdick, Charles Austin

Fosdick, Charles Austin 1842-1915

Gunboat boy 1842-1915

Harry Castlemon American writer

Languages
English (407)