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Like Grass before the Scythe

The Life and Death of Sgt William Remmel 121st NY Infantry

by William Remmel

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Published by University Alabama Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Civil war,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • True war stories,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • New York,
  • Military,
  • Military - United States,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • Biography,
  • Correspondence,
  • Devereaux,
  • German American families,
  • Immigrants,
  • New York (State),
  • Soldiers,
  • History - Military / War

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert Patrick Bender (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8073606M
    ISBN 100817315527
    ISBN 109780817315528
    OCLC/WorldCa70830957


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