The Civil War letters of Private George Parks Company C, 24th New York Cavalry Volunteers by Joseph M Overfield

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  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- New York Cavalry -- 24th

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Statementby Joseph M. Overfield.
GenrePersonal narratives
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 109 p. :
Number of Pages109
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Open LibraryOL22842761M

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