September 11, 1777 Washington"s defeat at Brandywine dooms Philadelphia by Bruce Mowday

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Published by White Mane Books in Shippensburg, Pa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Brandywine, Battle of, Pa., 1777.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-220) and index.

Book details

Other titlesSeptember eleventh, 1777
Statementby Bruce E. Mowday.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE241.B8 M69 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3561569M
ISBN 101572493283
LC Control Number2002027218
OCLC/WorldCa50184875

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