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Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 369-371.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE467.1.T4 O25
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 385 p.
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6032429M
LC Control Number48009515

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