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The United States Marine Corps in the Civil War

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Published by White Mane Pub. Co. in Shippensburg, PA .
Written in English



  • United States


  • United States. Marine Corps -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby David M. Sullivan.
LC ClassificationsE591 .S94 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL673695M
ISBN 101572490403, 1572490551, 1572492147
LC Control Number97019798

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