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Through four American wars

William Henry Bisbee

Through four American wars

the impressions and experiences of Brigadier General William Henry Bisbee, as told to his grandson, William Haymond Bisbee...

by William Henry Bisbee

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Published by Meador publishing company in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBisbee, William Haymond.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE181 .B66
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p.
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6762940M
LC Control Number31023668
OCLC/WorldCa1373109

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