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story of a great general, Ulysses S. Grant.

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Published by J. M. Stradling & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsE672 .E49
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22894491M
LC Control Number99002904


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