Wartime Washington

the Civil War letters of Elizabeth Blair Lee by Elizabeth Blair Lee

Publisher: University of Illinois Press in Urbana

Written in English
Published: Pages: 552 Downloads: 390
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Subjects:

  • Lee, Elizabeth Blair -- Correspondence,
  • Wives -- United States -- Correspondence,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-512) and index

Statementedited by Virginia Jeans Laas ; foreword by Dudley T. Cornish
GenreCorrespondence, Personal narratives
ContributionsLaas, Virginia Jeans
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 552 p., [22] p. of plates :
Number of Pages552
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16971087M
ISBN 100252068599

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