5 edition of Leadership during the Civil War found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Roman J. Heleniak and Lawrence L. Hewitt.|
|Contributions||Williams, T. Harry 1909-, Heleniak, Roman., Hewitt, Lawrence L.|
|LC Classifications||E468 .D4 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 196 p. :|
|Number of Pages||196|
|ISBN 10||0942597338, 094259732X|
|LC Control Number||92019900|
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