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Published by Phelps and Watson in New York .
Written in English


  • United States -- History -- Civil war, 1861-1865 -- Maps.

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Title on cover: New historical war map

Other titlesNew historical war map., Phelps and watson"s historical and military map of the border and southern states.
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24166711M

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