The Swamp Fox of the Revolution

by Stewart Hall Holbrook

Publisher: Sterling Pub. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 146 Downloads: 652
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Subjects:

  • Marion, Francis, -- 1732-1795 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • South Carolina -- Militia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • South Carolina -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementStewart H. Holbrook.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesSterling Point book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE207.M3 H6 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18498399M
ISBN 101402757034
ISBN 109781402757037
LC Control Number2007039233
OCLC/WorldCa175217458

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