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The biography of the principal American military and naval heroes

Wilson, Thomas

The biography of the principal American military and naval heroes

comprehending details of their achievements during the Revolutionary and late wars ; interspersed with anecdotes not found in any other work ...

by Wilson, Thomas

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Published by John Low in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Wilson, assisted by several literary gentlemen
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 42930, Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 104693
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v., [6] leaves of plates
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16911559M
    LC Control Number87816260


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