Strange Stories from History for Young People
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Strange Stories from History for Young People

By George Cary Eggleston
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, Strange Stories from History for Young People, by George Cary Eggleston
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  • STRANGE STORIES FROM HISTORY
    • FOR
    • YOUNG PEOPLE
      • BY
    • BY
    • GEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
      • "RED EAGLE," "THE BIG BROTHER," "THE WRECK OF THE RED BIRD,"
        • "THE SIGNAL BOYS," ETC.
      • "THE SIGNAL BOYS," ETC.
      • Illustrated
      • NEW YORK
      • HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE
    • "RED EAGLE," "THE BIG BROTHER," "THE WRECK OF THE RED BIRD,"
      • "THE SIGNAL BOYS," ETC.
    • "THE SIGNAL BOYS," ETC.
    • Illustrated
    • NEW YORK
    • HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE
    • HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE SERIES.
      • Illustrated. 16mo, Cloth, $1.00 per volume.
        • Published by Harper & Brothers, New York.
        • Any of the above works will be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the
        • United States or Canada, on receipt of the price.
        • Copyright, 1885, by Harper & Brothers.
      • Published by Harper & Brothers, New York.
      • Any of the above works will be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the
      • United States or Canada, on receipt of the price.
      • Copyright, 1885, by Harper & Brothers.
    • Illustrated. 16mo, Cloth, $1.00 per volume.
      • Published by Harper & Brothers, New York.
      • Any of the above works will be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the
      • United States or Canada, on receipt of the price.
      • Copyright, 1885, by Harper & Brothers.
    • Published by Harper & Brothers, New York.
    • Any of the above works will be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the
    • United States or Canada, on receipt of the price.
    • Copyright, 1885, by Harper & Brothers.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • THE STORY OF THE NEGRO FORT.
    • A WAR FOR AN ARCHBISHOP.
      • THE CURIOUS STORY OF VLADIMIR THE GREAT.
    • THE CURIOUS STORY OF VLADIMIR THE GREAT.
    • THE BOY COMMANDER OF THE CAMISARDS.
    • THE CANOE FIGHT.
      • AN INCIDENT OF THE CREEK WAR.
    • AN INCIDENT OF THE CREEK WAR.
    • THE BATTLE OF LAKE BORGNE.
      • HOW THE BRITISH MADE A LANDING UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
    • HOW THE BRITISH MADE A LANDING UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
    • THE BATTLE IN THE DARK.
      • HOW GENERAL JACKSON RECEIVED THE BRITISH.
    • HOW GENERAL JACKSON RECEIVED THE BRITISH.
    • THE TROUBLESOME BURGHERS.
    • THE DEFENCE OF ROCHELLE.
      • HOW THE CITY OF REFUGE FOUGHT FOR LIBERTY.
    • HOW THE CITY OF REFUGE FOUGHT FOR LIBERTY.
    • THE SAD STORY OF A BOY KING.
    • TWO OBSCURE HEROES.
      • HOW THE PARTISAN WARFARE IN THE CAROLINAS WAS BEGUN.
    • HOW THE PARTISAN WARFARE IN THE CAROLINAS WAS BEGUN.
    • THE CHARGE OF THE HOUNDS.
      • AN INCIDENT OF THE CREEK WAR.
    • AN INCIDENT OF THE CREEK WAR.
    • THE STORY OF A WINTER CAMPAIGN.
    • YOUNG WASHINGTON IN THE WOODS.
      • THE STORY OF A PERILOUS JOURNEY.
    • THE STORY OF A PERILOUS JOURNEY.
    • THE STORY OF CATHERINE.
    • THE VIRGINIA WIFE-MARKET.
      • TWO SHIPLOADS OF SWEETHEARTS AND THE PRICES PAID FOR THEM.
    • TWO SHIPLOADS OF SWEETHEARTS AND THE PRICES PAID FOR THEM.
    • THE BOYHOOD OF DANIEL WEBSTER.[A]
    • THE SCULLION WHO BECAME A SCULPTOR.
    • THE BOYHOOD OF WILLIAM CHAMBERS.
    • HOW A BOY WAS HIRED OUT, AND WHAT CAME OF IT.
    • THE WICKEDEST MAN IN THE WORLD.
    • A PRINCE WHO WOULD NOT STAY DEAD.
      • THE END.
        • Footnotes.
      • Footnotes.
    • THE END.
      • Footnotes.
    • Footnotes.
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