Edward Eggleston

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Birthday
10, 1837
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Sep 3, 1902 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
10, 1837
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Sep 3, 1902 (64)

About

An American fiction writer and historian, he is known for such novels as The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1871), The End of the World (1872), and Roxy (1878). His young adult historical fiction works include Pocahontas and Powhatan (1879) and Montezuma (1880).

Before Fame

He was frequently ill as a child and was often unable to attend school; therefore, he received much of his early education from his father.

Trivia

He became a Methodist minister in 1856.

Family Life

He was born in Indiana to Joseph Cary Eggleston and Mary Jane Craig.

Associated With

He and Thomas Welch were both Methodist ministers.