The Confederacy"s secret weapon

the Civil War illustrations of Frank Vizetelly by Douglas W. Bostick

Publisher: History Press in Charleston, SC

Written in English
Published: Pages: 158 Downloads: 378
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-158).

StatementDouglas W. Bostick
SeriesThe History Press : Civil War sesquicentennial series, History Press Civil War sesquicentennial series
LC ClassificationsE609 .B676 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24533460M
ISBN 101596295929
ISBN 109781596295926
LC Control Number2009026256

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