Author:J. C. Ladenheim

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Alien Horseman: An Italian Shavetail with Custer

By: J. C. Ladenheim

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: L2383

ISBN: 0788423835

Condition: 380 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 380 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Major (Count) Charles C. De Rudio, U.S.A. (Ret.), Italian by birth and American by adoption, "gave his youth to the cause of Italian liberty and spent thirty-two years of unblemished service in the United States Army." As a teenager, De Rudio was one of numerous conspirators working to liberate Italy and he participated in an assassination attempt on Napoleon III by throwing a bomb at the king's carriage. Sentenced to a term in French Guyana, he would later escape the prison compound and eventually make his way to the United States. He enlisted in the army and saw service in the Americ... View more info

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Abe Lincoln Afloat

By: J. C. Ladenheim

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: L4558

ISBN: 0788445588

Condition: 82 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 82 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In 1828, Abe Lincoln, a gangling eighteen year old Hoosier farm boy, made the first of two 2,500 mile journeys down and up the Mississippi River, which he undertook at no small risk to life and limb. The youth marveled at the hazards of navigation, the strange plants and animal life, the crime and bustling commerce encountered along the great river and the slave plantations emerging from the wilderness. He visited a great city, heard foreign languages spoken, saw foreign flags and watched in distress as men and women were sold off by pitiless auctioneers. He returned home by steamboat, realizi... View more info

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The Jarrett-Palmer Express of 1876, Coast to Coast in Eighty-Three Hours

By: J. C. Ladenheim

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: L4559

ISBN: 0788445596

Condition: 102 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008. 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 102 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Readers are invited to relive an era when riding a transcontinental train was a momentous experience. The Jarrett Palmer Express of 1876 is said to be "the most important American train journey of the nineteenth century." Not only did it require enormous preparation, but it was a highly hazardous undertaking, which, against all odds, came to successful completion. The record of eighty-three hours, thirty-nine minutes remained unbroken until 1906. The chronicles of this spectacular journey begin with an introduction to theater producer Henry C. Jarrett and his partner Henry (Harry) Palm... View more info

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Lincoln and Emancipation in the District of Columbia

By: J. C. Ladenheim

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2009

Seller ID: L5012

ISBN: 0788450123

Condition: 112 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 112 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


112 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 112 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Grant’s Keeper: The Life of John A. Rawlins

By: J. C. Ladenheim

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2011

Seller ID: L5333

ISBN: 0788453335

Condition: 286 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 286 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


286 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 286 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info