Civil War battles and campaigns

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  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Sources,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

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Other titlesGuide to the microfiche edition of Civil War battles and campaigns.
Statementproject editor, Robert E. Lester.
GenreSources., Personal narratives.
ContributionsLester, Robert., Hydrick, Blair., Dornbusch, C. E. 1907-., University Publications of America (Firm)
LC ClassificationsE470, Microfiche 2000/16
The Physical Object
Pagination<1,314 > microfiches
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1008399M
ISBN 10155655589X
LC Control Number96048360

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