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Bloody angle Hancock"s assault on the mule shoe salient May 12, 1864 by John Cannan

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Published by L. Cooper in Barnsley, South Yorkshire .
Written in English


  • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-173) and index.

StatementJohn Cannan.
SeriesBattleground America guides, Battleground America guides (Leo Cooper)
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18311749M
ISBN 100850527996

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