The army of Robert E. Lee by Philip R. N. Katcher

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Published by Arms and Armour, Distributed in the USA by Sterling Pub. in London, New York, NY .

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  • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870 -- Military leadership.,
  • Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.

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StatementPhilip Katcher.
LC ClassificationsE470.2 .K25 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL831588M
ISBN 101854091743
LC Control Number95105784

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