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Name:  Heinrich Lienhard  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA History

Born: 1822 in Bilten, Canton Glarus, Switzerland


Illinois Connection

In his childhood, the author emigrated to Highland, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Heinrich was a Swiss immigrant to the United States. He left Switzerland at the age of 21. His reminiscences for the years 1822 to 1850 are an important historical source for the California Trail and Sutter's Fort in California from 1846 to 1850.

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