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Extraordinary circumstances

the Seven Days Battles

by Burton, Brian K.

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seven Days" Battles, Va., 1862

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-524) and index.

    StatementBrian K. Burton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE473.68 .B87 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 524 p. :
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3937293M
    ISBN 100253339634
    LC Control Number2001000532

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