The Battle of Gettysburg by Dale Anderson

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Published by World Almanac Library in Milwaukee, WI .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

Book details

StatementDale Anderson.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesLandmark events in American history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE475.53 .A54 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3564904M
ISBN 100836853725, 0836854004
LC Control Number2002036023

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