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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 502-522).

StatementBruce Catton
SeriesCentennial history of the Civil War -- v.3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 545 p. :
Number of Pages545
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24950810M
ISBN 100671806513
ISBN 109780671806514
OCLC/WorldCa7445254

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