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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Twichell, Joseph Hopkins, 1838-1918 -- Correspondence,
  • Chaplains, Military -- United States -- Correspondence,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Chaplains

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Peter Messent and Steve Courtney.
GenreCorrespondence., Personal narratives.
ContributionsMessent, Peter B., Courtney, Steve, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE605 .T85 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3405247M
ISBN 100820326933
ISBN 109780820326931
LC Control Number2005020764

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