Personal recollections of the revolutionary war by Burnham, John

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Published by Reprinted W. Abbatt in Tarrytown, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal narratives

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Includes reproduction of t.-p. of original edition of 1881, with title: Recollections of the revolutionary war...

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Statementby Major John Burnham, of Gloucester.
GenrePersonal narratives.
SeriesThe Magazine of history with notes and queries. Extra number 54 [pt.2]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE173 .M24 no. 54
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6595309M
LC Control Number17006008
OCLC/WorldCa7508985

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