WorldCat Identities

Castlemon, Harry 1842-1915

Overview
Works: 126 works in 789 publications in 1 language and 8,137 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories, American  Western stories  Adventure stories  Personal narratives  Naval history  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 )

42 editions published between 1867 and 2015 in English and held by 217 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 on the prairie by Harry Castlemon( Book )

35 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For months after their return from a hunting expedition, Frank and Archie talked of nothing else, until one day their thoughts and conversation turned to the arrival of an uncle, who had just returned from California. Reproduction of fiction work as illustrated by Charles M. Russell as a gift to his nephew
Frank before Vicksburg by Harry Castlemon( Book )

33 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and held by 203 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 )

41 editions published between 1846 and 2015 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The juvenile action-adventure novels by Harry Castlemon (pen name of Charles Austin Fosdick) skyrocketed to remarkable levels of popularity in the late nineteenth century in the U.S. Frank, the Young Naturalist, one of the first books in the series, introduces the likable protagonist, Frank Nelson, as he embarks on an adventure in the great outdoors
Frank on a gun-boat by Harry Castlemon( Book )

43 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Frank in the Navy during the Civil War era
Frank at Don Carlos' rancho by Harry Castlemon( Book )

28 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and held by 159 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 146 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 )

24 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1865 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 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 among the trappers by Harry Castlemon( Book )

12 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Span>Published in 1874 during the first half of Castlemon's writing career, <i>The Sportsman's Club Among the Trappers</i> is yet another tale in <i>The Sportsman's Club</i> saga, and also the last.</span>
True to his colors by Harry Castlemon( Book )

12 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George White illustrated this edition of True to His Colors. Castlemon dedicated the entirety of his books to stories he believed boys would enjoy. Although his popularity was unsurpassed at the time, he ultimately would be forgotten, unlike his contemporaries Mark Twain, Jack London and Rudyard Kipling
The Sportsman's Club in the saddle by Harry Castlemon( Book )

7 editions published between 1873 and 2000 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor Jack, the trader by Harry Castlemon( Book )

9 editions published between 1893 and 2017 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This final installment of the War series was published in 1893. Harry Castlemon was one of the most successful writers of the post-Civil War era, although his readership consisted almost entirely of young males
Rodney the partisan by Harry Castlemon( Book )

14 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 63 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
Marcy, the blockade-runner by Harry Castlemon( Book )

13 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume from Castlemon's popular War series for younger audiences follows the ongoing saga of the Gray family, which has been torn apart due to divided loyalties during the Civil War. This novel focuses on Marcy Gray, a boat pilot whose nautical skills are in high demand but whose Union sympathies must remain concealed to ensure the safety of himself and his loved ones
Tom Newcombe, or, The boy of bad habits by Harry Castlemon( Book )

12 editions published between 1867 and 1896 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elam Storm, the wolfer, or, The lost nugget by Harry Castlemon( Book )

13 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Castlemon presents Elam Storm, The Wolfer. Published in 1895, this stand-alone novel details the troubles and adventures of capturing a wolf on a ranch
Go-ahead, or, The fisher-boy's motto by Harry Castlemon( Book )

16 editions published between 1867 and 2000 in English and held by 45 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 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ashley, C. B., 1842-1915

Castlemon, H. C. 1842-1915

Castlemon, Harry 1842-1915

Castlemon, Henry 1842-1915

Charles Fosdick

Fosdick, C. A. 1842-1915

Fosdick, Charles Austin

Fosdick, Charles Austin 1842-1915

Gunboat boy 1842-1915

Harry Castlemon American writer

Harry Castlemon Amerikaans schrijver (1842-1915)

Harry Castlemon écrivain américain

Harry Castlemon escritor estadounidense

Languages
English (443)