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Civil War Mississippi a guide by Michael B. Ballard

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mississippi,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Historic sites -- Mississippi -- Guidebooks.,
  • Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
  • Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments -- Guidebooks.,
  • Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields -- Guidebooks.,
  • Mississippi -- Guidebooks.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichael B. Ballard.
GenreGuidebooks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE516 .B35 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL40337M
ISBN 100878058702, 1578061962
LC Control Number99030825

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