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Grant as military commander by Marshall-Cornwall, James Sir.

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


  • Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885.

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Edition Notes

bibl p235-236.

Statementby Sir James Marshall-Cornwall.
SeriesMilitary commanders series
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,244p.,19plates(4fold) :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21667907M
ISBN 100713412062

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