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Continental gunboat Philadelphia and the Northern Campaign of 1776

Philip K. Lundeberg

Continental gunboat Philadelphia and the Northern Campaign of 1776

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philadelphia (Gunboat),
  • Valcour Island, Battle of, N.Y., 1776.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip K. Lundeberg.
    SeriesSmithsonian publication, 4651
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA65.P48 L8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5560761M
    LC Control Number67060365


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