Private Theodore Ewert"s diary of the Black Hills Expedition of 1874
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Private Theodore Ewert"s diary of the Black Hills Expedition of 1874 by Theodore Ewert

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Published by CRI Books in Piscataway, N.J .
Written in English


  • Custer, George Armstrong, -- 1839-1876,
  • Black Hills (S.D.) -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by John M. Carroll, Lawrence A. Frost
ContributionsCarroll, John M, Frost, Lawrence A
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 131 p. :
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14566663M

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