Soldiers and soldiers" homes
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Soldiers and soldiers" homes by Phoebe Harris Phelps

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Published by American Tract Society in New York .
Written in English


  • Soldiers -- Religious life.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Phoebe Harris Phelps.
SeriesSoldier"s pocket library
ContributionsAmerican Tract Society,
LC ClassificationsBV4588 .P45 1864
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3475255M
LC Control Number2005577814

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