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War letters

War letters

extraordinary correspondence from American wars

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American letters,
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence,
  • Soldiers" writings, American,
  • United States -- History, Military -- Sources,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Andrew Carroll ; foreword by Douglas Brinkley.
    GenreCorrespondence, Biography
    ContributionsCarroll, Andrew.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245507M
    ISBN 100743202945
    LC Control Number2001020574

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