By: George Alfred Henty (1832-1902)
With Lee in Virginia
Vincent Wingfield is the son of a wealthy Virginian planter. When the country goes to war, he enlists in the cavalry, and sees action under the various generals commanding the army in and near Virginia. He has several private adventures as well, including a personal enemy, prison escape, rescue of a young lady, spying expedition, and recovery of a stolen slave. He rises in rank in the Confederate army, and after the war is over, he marries and returns home to manage his mother's plantation. Henty in this book gives an overview of the causes of the Civil War, and follows the battles and movements of the army in Virginia and the surrounding area...
Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main
An exciting tale set on the high seas, in a period ruled by exploration, with the ever-present dangers of nature and the weather, together with pirates of the famed Spanish Main.
|The Boy Knight|
|The Lion of the North A tale of the times of Gustavus Adolphus|
|No Surrender! A Tale of the Rising in La Vendee|
|A Final Reckoning A Tale of Bush Life in Australia|
Bonnie Prince Charlie: a Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden
This is a tale of the son of a Scottish officer, who gets arrested for helping a Jacobite agent. Set during the Jacobite rebellion in Scotland in 1755, the boy escapes and makes it to France and shares some adventures with Prince Charlie.
|Both Sides the Border A Tale of Hotspur and Glendower|
|By Conduct and Courage A Story of the Days of Nelson|
|Won By the Sword : a tale of the Thirty Years' War|
|At Aboukir and Acre A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt|
Colonel Thorndyke's Secret
Intrigue, murder, highwaymen... A British soldier serving in India has stolen a diamond bracelet from a Hindu idol. The bracelet comes into the possession of Colonel Thorndyke, who is subsequently sent home to England, where he dies of wounds received and bequeaths the bracelet to his relatives, having told his brother about it, but not its location. Meanwhile, the theft has caused a stir in India, and the Hindu faithful regard it as their religious duty to reclaim the jewel at any cost. Also published under the title: "The Brahmin's Treasure".
|The Cornet of Horse A Tale of Marlborough's Wars|
|With Lee in Virginia A Story of the American Civil War|
|Condemned as a Nihilist A Story of Escape from Siberia|
|By Sheer Pluck, a Tale of the Ashanti War|
|The Bravest of the Brave — or, with Peterborough in Spain|
|Through Three Campaigns A Story of Chitral, Tirah and Ashanti|
|With Kitchener in the Soudan A Story of Atbara and Omdurman|
|A Jacobite Exile Being the Adventures of a Young Englishman in the Service of Charles the Twelfth of Sweden|
|With Wolfe in Canada The Winning of a Continent|
|With Cochrane the Dauntless|
Captain Bayley's Heir: A Tale of the Gold Fields of California
When young Frank is falsely accused of a crime, he leaves England to seek adventure in America. He joins a wagon train heading west to the California gold fields, but as he is soon to find out, the West is more than just adventure! Braving Indians, wolves, and other dangers, Frank is determined to strike it rich - and perhaps someday clear his name and return home.
|Held Fast For England A Tale of the Siege of Gibraltar (1779-83)|
|The Young Franc Tireurs And Their Adventures in the Franco-Prussian War|
|Rujub, the Juggler|
|For Name and Fame Or Through Afghan Passes|
|A Girl of the Commune|
|Out on the Pampas Or, The Young Settlers|
|The Queen's Cup|
|A Chapter of Adventures|
By: George Alfred Townsend (1841-1914)
|The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times|