Sunday, December 10, 2006
Born at Vevay, Indiana, he became a Methodist minister. He wrote a number of tales, some of which, especially the "Hoosier" series, attracted much attention. Among these are The Hoosier Schoolmaster, The Hoosier Schoolboy, The End of the World, The Faith Doctor, Queer Stories for Boys and Girls, and others.
Read The Hoosier Schoolmaster by Edward Eggleston, one of six of his works available free from Project Gutenberg.