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5 edition of History Firsthand - The Civil War found in the catalog.

History Firsthand - The Civil War

The South (hardcover edition) (History Firsthand)

by Thomas Streissguth

  • 163 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • History,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Social conditions,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • Military - General,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Humanities,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7897561M
    ISBN 100737704098
    ISBN 109780737704099


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