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Washington, D.C., in Lincoln"s time

Noah Brooks

Washington, D.C., in Lincoln"s time

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Homes and haunts -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Noah Brooks ; edited by Herbert Mitgang.
      SeriesThe Journalist"s Lincoln
      ContributionsMitgang, Herbert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE501 .B87 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 309 p. ;
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2209768M
      ISBN 100820311715
      LC Control Number89032221

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