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This destructive war

the British campaign in the Carolinas, 1780-1782

by John S. Pancake

  • 54 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University of Alabama Press in University, AL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Carolina,
  • North Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • South Carolina -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
    • North Carolina -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn S. Pancake.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE263.S7 P36 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 293 p. :
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3163184M
      ISBN 100817301917
      LC Control Number83005025

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