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Davis, Jefferson, 1808 - 1889 Message of the President

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06745.189 Author/Creator: Davis, Jefferson, 1808 - 1889 Place Written: Richmond Type: Pamphlet Date: 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 15.5 x 25 cm.

People: Johnson, Homer Uri, fl. 1896

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaGovernment and CivicsLawConfederate General or Leader

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