Author:John Esten Cooke

John Esten Cooke

United States novelist and poet, with a special interest in the history of Virginia

John Esten Cooke


  • The youth of Jefferson, 1854 (external scan)
  • Leather stocking and silk; or, Hunter John Myers and his times: a story of the valley of Virginia, 1854 (external scan)
  • The Virginia comedians: or, Old days in the Old Dominion, 1854 (external scan)
  • The last of the foresters, or, The humors on the border: a story of the old Virginia frontier, 1856 (external scan)
  • Henry St. John, gentleman, of "Flower of Hundreds," in the county of Prince George, Virginia. A tale of 1774-'75, 1859 (external scan)
  • Commercial enfranchisement of the Confederate States of America, with original articles on a new system of weights and measures, and new coins for the Confederate States, 1862 (external scan)
  • The Song of the Rebel, 1863
  • The Life of Stonewall Jackson, 1863 (external scan)
  • Stonewall Jackson: a military biography, 1866 (external scan)
  • Wearing of the Gray (1867) (transcription project) (external scan)
  • Fairfax: Or, The Master of Greenway Court, a Chronicle of the Valley of the Shenandoah, 1868 (external scan)
  • Mohun; or, The last days of Lee and his paladins, 1868 (external scan)
  • Hilt to hilt: or, Days and nights on the banks of the Shenandoah, 1869 (external scan)
  • Hammer and rapier, 1870 (external scan)
  • A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee, 1871 (external scan)
  • Out of the foam, 1871 (external scan)
  • Doctor Vandyke, 1872 (external scan)
  • Picturesque America, 1872 vol 1, vol 2
  • Her majesty the queen, 1873 external source
  • Pretty Mrs. Gaston, and other stories, 1874 (external scan)
  • Justin Harley: a romance of old Virginia, 1875 (external scan)
  • Canolles: the fortunes of a partisan of '81, 1877 (external scan)
  • Professor Pressensee, materialist and inventor, 1878 (external scan)
  • Stories of the Old Dominion, from the settlement to the end of the revolution, 1879 (external scan)
  • The Virginia Bohemians, 1880 (external scan)


  • A poem, The Broken Mug, Confederate Veteran Vol.14 pps 222-223. ref

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Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1927, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.