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Confederate States of America. Generals Confederate generals from the deep south: 21 letters & docs [decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02460 Author/Creator: Confederate States of America. Generals Place Written: s.l. Type: Header Record Date: 1836-1874 Pagination: 21 items

Summary of Content: [decimalized 02460.01-02460.21]


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate General or LeaderConfederate States of America

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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