WorldCat Identities

Castlemon, Harry 1842-1915

Overview
Works: 109 works in 715 publications in 1 language and 7,652 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 2015 in English and held by 215 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 202 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 )

39 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 the prairie by Harry Castlemon( Book )

34 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green and orange illustration on front cover of ship at sea
Frank on a gun-boat by Harry Castlemon( Book )

41 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 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 )

25 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 145 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 )

20 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1865 and 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1800 and 2012 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 among the trappers by Harry Castlemon( Book )

13 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sportsman's Club afloat by Harry Castlemon( Book )

6 editions published between 1874 and 1902 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True to his colors by Harry Castlemon( Book )

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

The Sportsman's Club in the saddle by Harry Castlemon( Book )

8 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodney the partisan by Harry Castlemon( Book )

10 editions published between 1890 and 2015 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
Marcy, the blockade-runner by Harry Castlemon( Book )

9 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in English and held by 54 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 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 52 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 46 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Ashley, C. B., 1842-1915

Castlemon, H. C. 1842-1915

Castlemon, Henry 1842-1915

Fosdick, Charles Austin

Fosdick, Charles Austin 1842-1915

Gunboat boy 1842-1915

Harry Castlemon American writer

Harry Castlemon Amerikaans schrijver (1842-1915)

Languages
English (410)