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Failed ambition

the Civil War journals and letters of cavalryman Homer Harris Jewett

by Homer Harris Jewett

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Published by Virtualbookworm.com Pub. in College Station, TX .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iowa,
  • Missouri,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jewett, Homer Harris, b. 1842 -- Diaries.,
    • Jewett, Homer Harris, b. 1842 -- Correspondence.,
    • United States. Army. Missouri Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1862-1865),
    • Soldiers -- Iowa -- Biography.,
    • Iowa -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
    • Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
    • Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Cavalry operations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-255) and index.

      Other titlesCivil War journals and letters of cavalryman Homer Harris Jewett
      Statementedited by Tom Jewett.
      GenreDiaries., Correspondence., Biography., Personal narratives.
      ContributionsJewett, Tom.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE517.6 7th .J49 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination284 p. :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3438298M
      ISBN 101589396251
      LC Control Number2005297122
      OCLC/WorldCa57478276

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