Rebel private, front and rear experiences and observations from the early fifties and through the Civil War by Fletcher, W. A.

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Published by Zenger in Washington, D.C .

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  • Fletcher, W. A. -- b. 1839.,
  • Confederate States of America. -- Army. -- Texas Infantry Regiment, 5th -- Biography.,
  • Soldiers -- Texas -- Biography.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.

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Statementby William Andrew Fletcher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE605
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19255281M

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