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Published by s.n. in [New York .
Written in English


  • Military law -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865

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SeriesLoyal publication society. [Pamphlets] no. 20, Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 48958, Pamphlets (Loyal Publication Society of New York) -- no. 20
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14631489M

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