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Too afraid to cry Maryland civilians in the Antietam Campaign by Kathleen Ernst

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Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Maryland,
  • United States,
  • Sharpsburg Region (Md.),
  • Sharpsburg Region

Subjects:

  • Maryland Campaign, 1862,
  • Civil-military relations -- Maryland -- Sharpsburg Region -- History -- 19th century,
  • Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects,
  • Sharpsburg Region (Md.) -- History, Military -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-287) and index.

StatementKathleen A. Ernst.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE474.61 .E76 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL43214M
ISBN 100811716023
LC Control Number99036994

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