Southern generals, their lives and campaigns. by William Parker Snow

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  • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870.,
  • Confederate States of America -- Biography. [from old catalog],
  • Generals -- Confederate States of America. [from old catalog],
  • United States -- History -- Civil war, 1861-1865 -- Biography. [from old catalog]

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LC ClassificationsE467 .S665
The Physical Object
Pagination500 p.
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23369516M
LC Control Number07040108

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