Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865
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Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865 by Margaret Leech

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Washington, D.C -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Leech.
SeriesGrosset"s universal library
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13872657M

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