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Commanding the Army of the Potomac

Stephen R. Taaffe

Commanding the Army of the Potomac

by Stephen R. Taaffe

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, KS .
Written in English


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StatementStephen R. Taaffe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22722962M
ISBN 100700614516

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Commanding the Army of the Potomac by Stephen R Taaffe starting at $ Commanding the Army of the Potomac has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Hardcover with dust jacket, tan cloth with white titles, by cm, ix pp., maps. Hardcover is fine; the jacket has dampstaining at the foot of the spine that has not affected the book itself.

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Taaffe. University Press of Kansas, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions."The Army of the Potomac was a Union defense force. The Southern army was commonly referred to as the Army of Northern Virginia.

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