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The right flank at Gettysburg by William Brooke] Rawle

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Published by McLaughlin brothers" job printing establishment in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863,
  • Cavalry. [from old catalog],
  • Regimental histories,
  • Army of the Potomac,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Other titlesGregg"s cavalry command.
LC ClassificationsE475.51 .R25
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., 24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25528524M
LC Control Number02010925

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