Edgar Allan Poe
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Boy Diary of an early American Boy
Edgar allan poe born: January 19, 1809, Boston, MA
Edgar allan poe died: October 7, 1849, Church Home & Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Poe married his cousin Virginia when she was 13 and he was 24.
Edgar went to Boston and joined the U.S. Army in 1827.
In June of 1849, Poe left New York and went to Philadelphia, where he visited his friend John Sartain.
Virginia died in 1847, 10 days after Edgar's birthday.
In 1845, Edgar Poe became an editor at The Broadway Journal.
In 1843, he published some booklets containing a few of his short stories but they didn't sell well enough.
in 1840, Edgar Poe joined George R.
Despite this, Poe left the paper in early 1836, complaining of the poor salary.
In 1837, Edgar went to New York. He wrote "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym" but he could not find any financial success.
Virginia Clemm was born on August 22, 1822.
In 1831, Edgar Allan Poe went to New York City where he had some of his poetry published.
Elizabeth Poe died in 1811, when Edgar was 2 years old.
When Poe was 6, he went to school in England for 5 years.
Edgar Allan went to the University of Virginia in 1826.
He was 17. Even though John Allan had plenty of money, he only gave Edgar about a third of what he needed.
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