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Scouts, spies, and detectives of the great civil war including thrilling adventures, daring deeds, heroic exploits, and wonderful escapes by L. P. Brockett

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Published by The National Tribune in Washington, D. C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States -- History -- Civil war -- Secret service.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil war -- Anecdotes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Captain Joseph Powers Hazelton [pseud.]
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22360174M

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