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Military incapacity, and what it costs the country

by Ellet, Charles

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Published by Ross & Tousey, J.R. Callender in New York, Philadelphia .
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    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

    • About the Edition

      A criticism of General McClellan.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles Ellet, Jr.
      ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE491 .E45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6935505M
      LC Control Number04000402
      OCLC/WorldCa10790504

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