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Mystic chords of memory

Civil War battlefields and historic sites recaptured

by David J. Eicher

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- United States -- Pictorial works.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields -- Pictorial works.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-159) and index.

      Statementphotographs and text by David J. Eicher ; foreword by John Y. Simon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE468.7 .E38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 167 p. :
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL360202M
      ISBN 100807123099
      LC Control Number98020247

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