Amateurs, to arms!

a military history of the War of 1812 by John R. Elting

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C

Written in English
Published: Pages: 353 Downloads: 486
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  • United States
  • Subjects:

    • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Campaigns.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby John R. Elting.
      SeriesMajor battles and campaigns ;, 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE355 .E48 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 353 p. :
      Number of Pages353
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1531226M
      ISBN 100945575084
      LC Control Number91008705

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