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Civil War courtship

Edwin Weller

Civil War courtship

the letters of Edwin Weller From Antietam to Atlanta

by Edwin Weller

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Weller, Edwin, 1839-1908.,
    • Watkins, Antoinette.,
    • United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 107th (1862-1865) -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by William Walton.
      ContributionsWatkins, Antoinette., Walton, William, 1909-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE523.5 107th .W443
      The Physical Object
      Pagination202 p. :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4404272M
      ISBN 100385155727
      LC Control Number79006635

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