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Duty Faithfully Performed Robert E. Lee and His Critics by John M. Taylor

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Published by Potomac Books .
Written in English


  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Civil war,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Historical - General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRod Paschall (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8743012M
ISBN 10157488297X
ISBN 109781574882971

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