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Civil War as they knew it

Pierce G. Fredericks

Civil War as they knew it

Abraham Lincoln"s immortal words and Mathew Brady"s famous photographs.

by Pierce G. Fredericks

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited with commentary by Pierce G. Fredericks.
      SeriesA Bantam gallery edition., GDQ3
      ContributionsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865., Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE468.7 .F73
      The Physical Object
      Pagination213 p.
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5844398M
      LC Control Number62001583
      OCLC/WorldCa3130616

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