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Carrington, Chas. S. (fl. 1863-) Report of Vessels Sunk and Burnt in the pamunky River, by Captain Chas. S. Carrington, A.Q.M. under the orders of General Joseph E. Johnston and others

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06745.206 Author/Creator: Carrington, Chas. S. (fl. 1863-) Place Written: Richmond Type: Pamphlet Date: 10 March 1863 Pagination: 5 p. ; 15.5 x 25 cm.

People: Johnson, Homer Uri, fl. 1896

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaGovernment and CivicsLawNavyConfederate General or LeaderConfederate States of America, Navy

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