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Stones River National Military Park. by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historic sites,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTo establish Stones River National Park
SeriesH.rp.788
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16147000M

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