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A melancholy affair at the Weldon Railroad

the Vermont Brigade, June 23, 1864

by David Faris Cross

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Published by White Mane in Shippensburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vermont,
  • United States,
  • Petersburg (Va.),
  • Georgia,
  • Andersonville
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Vermont Brigade, 1st (1861-1865),
    • Petersburg Railroad Company,
    • Andersonville Prison,
    • Prisoners of war -- Georgia -- Andersonville -- Biography,
    • Soldiers -- Vermont -- Biography,
    • Vermont -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories,
    • Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementDavid Faris Cross.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE533.4 .C76 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3683414M
      ISBN 101572493321
      LC Control Number2003043085
      OCLC/WorldCa51728758

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