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Matthew Fontaine Maury & Joseph Henry scientists of the Civil War. by Patricia Jahns

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Published by Hastings House in N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873.,
  • Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsGC30.M4 J3
The Physical Object
Pagination308 p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5821037M
LC Control Number61007201

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