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The Civil War career of Thomas A. Scott ...

Samuel Richey Kamm

The Civil War career of Thomas A. Scott ...

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Published by university of penn. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Scott, Thomas Alexander, 1823-1881.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Transportation.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Samuel Richey Kamm.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE491 .S45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 208 p.
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6409536M
      LC Control Number40031373
      OCLC/WorldCa3718719


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