Veterans in politics the story of the G.A.R. by Mary R. Dearing

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

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  • Grand Army of the Republic.,
  • United States -- Politics and government.

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Statementby Mary R. Dearing.
LC ClassificationsE462.1.A19 D4 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 523 p.
Number of Pages523
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5048788M
ISBN 100837176050
LC Control Number74009625

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