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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alabama (Cruiser)

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesCivil War centennial series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE599.A3 S65 1962a
The Physical Object
Pagination464 p.
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5845197M
LC Control Number62002976
OCLC/WorldCa466927

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