The first day at Gettysburg
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The first day at Gettysburg crisis at the crossroads by Warren W. Hassler

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa, Ala .
Written in English


  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863

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Edition Notes

StatementWarren W. Hassler, Jr.
LC ClassificationsE475.53 .H37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24019319M
ISBN 109780817356170, 9780817383923
LC Control Number2010000257

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