Fort Union and the winning of the Southwest. by Chris Emmett

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Fort Union (N.M.),
  • Southwest, New

Subjects:

  • Fort Union (N.M.),
  • Southwest, New -- History, Military.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 415-425.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF801 .E46
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 436 p.
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5917635M
LC Control Number64020769
OCLC/WorldCa1525423

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