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Lexington during the Civil War

J. Winston Coleman

Lexington during the Civil War

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Published by Commercial Printing Co. in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lexington (Ky.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lexington (Ky.) -- History.,
    • Lexington (Ky.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementby J. Winston Coleman ; illustrated.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF459.L6 C64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 p., [7] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6371307M
      LC Control Number38015856
      OCLC/WorldCa5754899


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