West Virginia and the Civil War
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West Virginia and the Civil War mountaineers are always free by Mark A. Snell

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


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMark A. Snell
LC ClassificationsE536 .S64 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24853471M
ISBN 109781596298880
LC Control Number2011018583

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