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Hoosier farm boy in Lincoln"s army

John R. McClure

Hoosier farm boy in Lincoln"s army

the Civil War letters of Pvt. John R. McClure.

by John R. McClure

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Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McClure, John R.,
    • United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1864),
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIntroduced and edited by Nancy Niblack Baxter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE506.5 14th .M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p.
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5428718M
      LC Control Number73032297


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