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6 edition of Grant"s Canal found in the catalog.

Grant"s Canal

the Union"s attempt to bypass Vicksburg

by David F. Bastian

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Published by Burd Street Press in Shippensburg, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vicksburg (Miss.),
  • United States,
  • Mississippi River
    • Subjects:
    • Water diversion -- Mississippi River -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Engineering and construction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-85) and index.

      StatementDavid F. Bastian.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE474.11 .B37 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL791367M
      ISBN 100942597931
      LC Control Number95023875
      OCLC/WorldCa32893382

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