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Eyewitness to the American Revolution

The Battles and Generals As Seen by an Army Surgeon

by James Thacher

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Longmeadow Pr Promotional .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. History - Revolution And Confederation (1775-1789),
  • Personal narratives,
  • Military Personal Narratives,
  • Washington, George,,
  • History: American,
  • United States,
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • Biography,
  • Diaries And Journals,
  • Sources,
  • Surgeons,
  • History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800),
  • 1732-1799,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7718264M
    ISBN 100681006021
    ISBN 109780681006027


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