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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Charles Austin Fosdick (1842–1915)

Fosdick, Charles Austin. A popular American writer of juvenile books; born at Randolph, NY, Sept. 6, 1842; died on May 11, 1915. He served in the Union navy in the Civil War from 1862 to 1865. Besides contributions to periodicals, he published under the pseudonym “Harry Castlemon” over thirty books for boys, among which are: ‘The Gunboat Series’ (1864–68); ‘Rocky Mountain Series’ (1868–71); ‘Rod and Gun Series’ (1883–84); ‘The Buried Treasure’; ‘The Steel Horse’; ‘The White Beaver’; ‘Carl the Trailer.’