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The Battle of Pea Ridge the Civil War fight for the Ozarks by James R. Knight

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Published by The History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames R. Knight
SeriesHistory Press Civil War sesquicentennial series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE473.17 .K58 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25151292M
ISBN 109781609494476
LC Control Number2011051847

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