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Our women of the sixties

Sylvia G. L. Dannett

Our women of the sixties

by Sylvia G. L. Dannett

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Published by U.S. Civil War Centennial Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- History.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Sylvia G.L. Dannett and Katharine M. Jones.
      ContributionsJones, Katharine M. 1900-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE628 .D22
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5901369M
      LC Control Number63061796
      OCLC/WorldCa602095

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