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A Civil War courtship

the letters of Edwin Weller From Antietam to Atlanta

by Edwin Weller

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weller, Edwin.,
  • Watkins, Antoinette.,
  • New York (State). -- Infantry. -- Regiment, 107th.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- New York (State) -- Infantry -- 107th.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by William Walton.
    ContributionsWatkins, Antoinette., Walton, William, b.1909.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE523.5 107th
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21336411M
    ISBN 100385155727


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