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The most daring raid of the Civil War

Gordon L. Rottman

The most daring raid of the Civil War

the great locomotive chase

by Gordon L. Rottman

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Published by Rosen Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chattanooga Railroad Expedition, 1862,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesGreat locomotive chase
    StatementGordon L. Rottman
    SeriesThe most daring raids in history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE473.55 .R665 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25085069M
    ISBN 109781448818709
    LC Control Number2010030195

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