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Confederate States of America. Generals Confederate generals born in Virginia: 34 letters & docs [decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02461 Author/Creator: Confederate States of America. Generals Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1853-1885 Pagination:

[decimalized 02461.01-02461.34]

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