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Heroes and martyrs: notable men of the time

Biographical sketches of military and naval heroes, statesmen and orators, distinguished in the American crisis of 1861-62

by Moore, Frank

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Published by G.P. Putnam in New York .
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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Issued in 20 parts.

      Statementedited Frank Moore ; with portraits on steel, from original sources.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467 .M8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6025748M
      LC Control Number47043218
      OCLC/WorldCa18034755

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