The Last War Trail
The Deerfoot Series
Edward S. Ellis

The adventures of Fred Linden, Terry Clark, and their friend Deerfoot continue in this third and final volume of the Deerfoot Series, set at the close of the eighteenth century in the southwestern part of the present state of Missouri.


Edward Sylvester Ellis was born in Geneva, Ohio, in 1840. He attended the StateNormal School ofNew Jersey, and while he was just a boy, he began teaching. He would later become a school principal and superintendent of schools of Trenton. In 1860 he published his most successful book, Seth Jones, or the Captive of the Frontier. Its sudden and immense success caused him to abandon teaching and pursue a writing career.

Edward Ellis specialized in boys’ stories, inspirational biography, and history for both children and adults. He was a major author during the “dime novel” era of inexpensive fiction of the nineteenth century.


ISBN 13: 978-09768007-8-1
ISBN 10: 09768007-8-0
6 x 9, 200 pages, 4 line drawings
$19.95 paper

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