TITLE

Prentiss Ingraham, the Confederacy's most prolific author, found a postwar audience for his hundreds of novels

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, C. Brian
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Military History;Jul2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Prentiss Ingraham, a confederate U.S. veteran and author from Mississippi. Pen names used by the author; Influence of his father Joseph Holt Ingraham on his writing; Background of his experiences in the U.S. Confederate Army after the end of the 1865 war; Contribution of his works to the popularity of cowboy heroes.
ACCESSION #
17563077

 

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