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Prentiss Ingraham

Prentiss IngrahamBorn: 22-Dec-1843
Birthplace: Adams County, MS
Died: 16-Aug-1904
Location of death: Biloxi, MS [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery, Biloxi, MS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dime novelist wrote 600 Old West novels

Military service: Confederate Army (wounded twice, captured once)

Died from Bright's Disease at a Confederate old-age home.


[1] Beauvoir Confederate Home, Biloxi, MS.

Father: Joseph Holt Ingraham
Mother: Mary Brooks Ingraham
Wife: Rose Langley (author and artist, m. 1875, d. 3-Feb-1941, three children)

    High School: St. Timothy's Military Academy, Maryland
    University: Jefferson College, Mississippi
    Medical School: Mobile Medical College, Alabama

    Taken Prisoner of War

Author of books:
The Beautiful Rivals (1884, novel)
Adrian the Pilot: or, The Island Wreckers (1885, novel)
Buck Taylor, King of the Cowboys (1887, novel)
Darkie Dan (1888, novel)
Cadet Carey of West Point (1890, novel)
Land of Legendary Lore: Sketches of Romance and Reality on the Eastern Shores of the Chesapeake (1898)
The Young Mountaineer (1898, novel)
Trailing with Buffalo Bill (1899, novel)
The Girl Rough Riders (1903, novel)
Buffalo Bill on Hand or, At the Call of the Helpless (1904, novel)
Buffalo Bill's Capture (1907, novel)
Buffalo Bill's Friend in Need (1907, novel)



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