Edmonds, Walter Dumaux, 1903-1998.

The matchlock gun / by Walter D. Edmonds ; illustrated by Paul Lantz. - New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, c1941 - 50 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) : 25 cm.

Dust jacket.

In 1756, during the French and Indian War in upper New York state, ten-year-old Edward is determined to protect his home and family with the ancient, and much too heavy, Spanish gun that his father had given him before leaving home to fight the enemy.

Newbery Medal, 1942.


Frontier and pioneer life--Juvenile fiction.

United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763--Juvenile literature.

PZ9.E515 PS3509.D564 / M38 1941