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At the precipice

Shearer Davis Bowman

At the precipice

Americans north and south during the secession crisis

by Shearer Davis Bowman

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesAmericans north and south during the secession crisis
StatementShearer Davis Bowman
SeriesLittlefield history of the Civil War era
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE415.7 .B64 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24580303M
ISBN 109780807833926
LC Control Number2010013478
OCLC/WorldCa441211491

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