Autobiography of the late Col. Geo. T.M. Davis

captain and aid-de-camp Scott"s army of invasion (Mexico), from posthumous papers. by Geo. T. M. Davis

Publisher: [Press of Jenkins and McCowan] in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 395 Downloads: 763
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  • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives

Edition Notes

StatementPub. by his legal representatives.
GenrePersonal narratives.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 144, no. 1534.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 p. ¾., [7]-395 p.
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17809973M
OCLC/WorldCa14957943

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