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Altsheler, Joseph A. (Joseph Alexander) 1862-1919

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Works: 96 works in 952 publications in 2 languages and 9,546 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Western stories  Historical fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.A47, FIC
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The horsemen of the plains : a story of the great Cheyenne war by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
31 editions published between 1910 and 1985 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
The young trailers : a story of early Kentucky by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
32 editions published between 1907 and 2015 in English and Czech and held by 290 libraries worldwide
A story of early Kentucky
A soldier of Manhattan and his adventures at Ticonderoga and Quebec by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
43 editions published between 1897 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 libraries worldwide
The guns of Bull Run; a story of the civil war's eve by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
15 editions published between 1914 and 2004 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
The guns of Shiloh; a story of the great western campaign by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
20 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The Battle of Shiloh, the second great battle of the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of Dick Mason who fights for the North
The scouts of Stonewall : the story of the great valley campaign by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
18 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Joseph Alexander Altsheler was born on April 29, 1862, in Three Springs, Kentucky. In 1888, he became a reporter, then editor at a newspaper in Louisville, then began working for New York World in 1892 as a Hawaiian correspondent. In 1888, he married Sarah Boles and they had one son. Because of a shortage of stories, Altsheler began writing children's stories for a magazine. Eventually, he began writing short stories and novels in 1895, completing nearly one hundred of them including six series. There were eight books in his Civil War series. While visiting Germany, World War I broke out and the family became stranded there. A perilous journey home took a toll on his health and he died on June 5, 1919, at the age of 57, in New York City. The Scouts Of Stonewall is the story of the Great Valley campaign, in Altsheler's Civil War series
The sun of Saratoga a romance of Burgoyne's surrender by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
28 editions published between 1897 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
This story is a piece of fiction based on General Burgoyne's experiences in the Battles of Saratoga. It is a first-person narrative that attempts to place the reader as an eye-witness to the battle. On October 7, 1777, General John Burgoyne was forced to surrender with an army of nearly 6,000 men to General Horatio Gates of the Continental Army at Saratoga
The star of Gettysburg; a story of southern high tide by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
19 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Joseph Alexander Altsheler was born on April 29, 1862, in Three Springs, Kentucky. In 1888, he became a reporter, then editor at a newspaper in Louisville, then began working for New York World in 1892 as a Hawaiian correspondent. In 1888, he married Sarah Boles and they had one son. Because of a shortage of stories, Altsheler began writing children's stories for a magazine. Eventually, he began writing short stories and novels in 1895, completing nearly one hundred of them including six series. There were eight books in his Civil War series. While visiting Germany, World War I broke out and the family became stranded there. A perilous journey home took a toll on his health and he died on June 5, 1919, at the age of 57, in New York City. The Star of Gettysburg is a complete romance, but it is also one of the series dealing with the Civil War. The story centers about the young Southern hero, Harry Kenton, and his friends
The rock of Chickamauga; a story of the western crisis by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
17 editions published between 1915 and 2006 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Kentucky frontiersmen : the adventures of Henry Ware, hunter and border fighter by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Young Henry Ware helps to establish a pioneer settlement in early Kentucky, joins in defending it against the attack of hostile Shawnee Indians, and spends some time among the Shawnee as a somewhat willing prisoner
The forest runners : a story of the great war trail in early Kentucky by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
25 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Henry Ware and his friend Paul Cotter employ all their skill as woodsmen to deal with hostile bands of Shawnee warriors while trying to deliver gunpowder to Marlowe, Kentucky
A herald of the West; an American story of 1811-1815 by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
25 editions published between 1898 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The sword of Antietam; a story of the nation's crisis by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
19 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The tree of Appomattox : a story of the civil war's close by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
13 editions published between 1916 and 2006 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Although he was an officer in full uniform he was a youth in years, and he had the spirits of youth. Moreover, it was one of the finest apple trees he had ever seen and the apples hung everywhere, round, ripe and red, fairly asking to be taken and eaten. Dick Mason looked up at them longingly. They made him think of the orchards at home in his own state, and a touch of coolness in the air sharpened his appetite for them all the more. "If you want 'em so badly, Dick," said Warner, "why don't you climb the tree and get 'em? There's plenty for you and also for Pennington and me." "I see. You're as anxious for apples as I am, and you wish me to gather 'em for you by making a strong appeal to my own desires. It's your clever New England way." "We're forbidden to take anything from the people, but it won't hurt to keep a few apples from rotting on the ground. If you won't get 'em Pennington will." "I understand you, George. You're trying to play Frank against me, while you keep yourself safe. You'll go far. Never mind. I'll gather apples for us all."
The free rangers : a story of early days along the Mississippi by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
20 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
An awe-inspiring tale of gallantry and adventure set in the backdrop of North America. It is a narration that takes into account different nationalities but emphasizes the individual aspirations and characters as well. Altsheler has shown how the Revolutionary war the affected people
The last of the chiefs; a story of the great Sioux war by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
24 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
The keepers of the trail : a story of the great woods by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
18 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
In hostile red a romance of the Monmouth campaign by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
21 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The scouts of the valley : a story of Wyoming and the Chemung by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
21 editions published between 1911 and 2007 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The sun of Quebec : a story of a great crisis by Joseph A Altsheler( Book )
18 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The final volume of a series dealing with the great struggle of France and England and their colonies for dominion in North America, culminating in the fall of Quebec
 
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Alternative Names
Altsheler, J. A. 1862-1919
Altsheler, Joseph 1862-1919
Altsheler, Joseph Alexander
Altsheler, Joseph Alexander 1862-1919
Altsheller, Joseph 1862-1919
Joseph Alexander Altsheler Amerikaans schrijver
Joseph Alexander Altsheler amerikansk författare
Joseph Alexander Altsheler amerikansk skribent
Joseph Alexander Altsheler écrivain américain
Joseph Alexander Altsheler US-amerikanischer Autor
Joseph Altsheler
جوزيف أليكسندر ألتشيلر
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Czech (7)
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