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William H. Bushnell

(1823- )
New York

William H. Bushnell was born at Hudson, New York on June 4, 1823. "Educated at New York University, he followed for a time the profession of his father, the law, and after much journalistic experience as editor and contributor, finally settled in Washington . . . ."

[Thos. W. Herringshaw (ed.), Local and National Poets of America 898 (Chicago: American Publishers' Association, 1890)]

Bushnell, William H.
Northern Illinois University Libraries


William H. Bushnell, Prairie Fire! A Tale of Early Illinois (Chicago: W.B. Sloan, 1854)

_______________, The Hermit of the Colorado Hills: A Story of the Texan Pampas (New York: Sinclair Tousey, 1864)(London: Beadle and Co., 1865) [The Texan Herdsman: or, The Hermit of the Colorado Hills. A Story of the Pampas (New York: Frank Starr & Co., 1874)]

_______________, Through The Toils: A Thrilling Story of Prairie Life (Boston: Elliott, Thomes & Talbot, 1865)

_______________, Snow Drift: An Indian Tale (Boston: Elliott, Thomes & Talbot, 1865)

_______________, A Lost Life, or, Poisoned for Love: A Physician's Story (Boston: Elliott, Thomes & Talbot, 1865)

_______________, Ah-meek, the Beaver; or, The Copper-hunters of Lake Superior (New York: American News Co., 1867)

_______________, The Pearl of Panama; or, The Spaniard's Vengence (Boston: Elliott, Thomas & Tolboy, 1867)

_______________, White Wolf: A Story of the Santa Fe Trail (Boston: Elliott, Thomes & Talbot, 1868)

_______________, The Beautiful Scout, or, The Indian Maiden's Sacrifice: A Tale of the Lake Country (Boston: Elliott, Thomes & Talbot, 1868)

_______________, Hack, the Trailer: A Story of the Shoshonee Indians (Boston: Elliott, Thomase & Talbot, 1869)

_______________, The White Swallow: A Story of Fort Gibson and the Pawnees (Boston: Elliott, Thomes & Talbot, 1870)

_______________, Biographical Sketches of some of the Early Settlers of the City of Chicago (Chicago: Fergus Printing Co., 1876)

_______________, Plucky Jim, or, The Boy with Nine Lives (Chicago: Pictorial Printing Co., 1878)

_______________, The Boy Castaway, or, Wreck of the Walrus (Chicago: Pictorial Printing Co., 1879)

_______________, Overland Joe, or, The California Trail (Chicago: Novelist Pub. Co., 1881)

_______________, Old Cheyenne or, the Star of the Sierras (New York: American Library, 1885)

_______________, Hugo, the Fighter: or, The Order of the Dagger and the Cord (New York: Street & Smith, 1889)

_______________, Clint, the Grizzly or, The Outlaw's Daughter (New York: Street & Smith, 1890)

_______________, Alligator Joe, or, The Terror of the Everglades (Chicago: Pictorial Printing Co., 1892)