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George Washington and the War of Independence

Donald Dean Jackson

George Washington and the War of Independence

by Donald Dean Jackson

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Published by Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission in Williamsburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Military leadership.,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Donald Jackson ; Edward M. Riley, editor.
      ContributionsRiley, Edward M., Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.25 .J33 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3143603M
      LC Control Number82621125

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