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Title: A military dictionary and gazetteer. Comprising ancient and modern military technical terms, historical accounts of all North American Indians, as well as ancient warlike tribes; also notices of battles from the earliest period to the present time, with a concise explanation of terms used in heraldry and the offices thereof. The work also gives valuable geographical information
Year: 1881 (1880s)
Authors: Wilhelm, Thomas
Subjects: Military art and science Naval art and science Military biography Naval biography English language
Publisher: Philadelphia, L. R. Hamersly & Co.
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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