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Collection of letters from Confederate generals [Decimalized .01-.07]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03467 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1853-1887 Pagination: 7 items

Collection of seven letters written by Confederate Generals who were active in the Easter Theater of the war.

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