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The Civil War in Kentucky

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 114-[116]

      StatementLowell H. Harrison.
      SeriesThe Kentucky bicentennial bookshelf
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE509 .H37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 115, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5184923M
      ISBN 10081310209X
      LC Control Number75003545


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