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God rest ye merry, soldiers

a true Civil War Christmas story

by James McIvor

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Social life and customs,
  • United States. Army,
  • Military life,
  • Social aspects,
  • Soldiers,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Confederate States of America. Army,
  • Christmas,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162).

    StatementJames McIvor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE607 .M33 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24711926M
    ISBN 100670034517
    ISBN 109780670034512
    LC Control Number2005042202
    OCLC/WorldCa58042978

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