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The Spotsylvania campaign

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-257) and index.

    Statementedited by Gary W. Gallagher.
    SeriesMilitary campaigns of the Civil War
    ContributionsGallagher, Gary W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE476.52 .S66 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL689804M
    ISBN 10080782402X
    LC Control Number97036876
    OCLC/WorldCa37464444


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Lee put their wills–and the endurance of their soldiers–to the ultimate test in and around Spotsylvania Court House. The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, Mayby Gordon C. Rhea. To the North Anna River, Mayby Gordon C.

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