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George Washington, citizen-soldier

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles Cecil Wall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312 .W29
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 217 p. :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4417220M
      ISBN 100813908515, 0813908523
      LC Control Number79021241


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