Book Excerpt: ...Carson, with his eldest son, was building the camp, the eldest girl would
hold the baby, and Mrs. Carson would cook such a repast of dainty viands, as, when we consider the appetites, Delmonico never furnished. It was ...
Joseph Alexander Altsheler was a prolific writer of juvenile historical fiction. He wrote over fifty
novels about conflicts from the French and Indian Wars to the First World War. Many of his books deal with frontier life in America.