1861 – Born on December 20th in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. American clergyman and author.
– Graduated from the United States Naval Academy he resigned from service, worked with two western railroads, and after studying theology, was an Episcopal rector.
– He became archdeacon of Kansas, then of Pennsylvania and finally rector of a Philadelphia church, from which he resigned to devote himself to writing.
– He was a chaplain in the Spanish-American War and a member of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
– He wrote Recollections of a Missionary in the Great West, lives of Decatur and Paul Jones, and much popular fiction, such as Hohenzollern and The Southerners.
1883 – He was a graduate of U.S. Naval Academy.
1884 – Married to Clarissa Sidney Guthrie.
1891 – Married to Mary Barrett on November.
1904 – Published his books, ‘Indian Fights and Fighters’ and ‘A Midshipman in the Pacific’.
1909-1911 – He wrote The Island of Regeneration, As the Sparks Fly Upward, The Island of the Stairs, "By the World Forgot" and "Bob Dashaway Privateersman".
1920 – Died from pneumonia on January 24th in Yonkers, New York.