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A Quaker soldier in the Civil War

John P. Irwin

A Quaker soldier in the Civil War

letters from the front

by John P. Irwin

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris in [Philadelphia, PA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irwin, John F. -- 1829-1912 -- Correspondence,
  • United States. -- Army. -- Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 149th (1862-1865),
  • Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Clearfield (Clearfield County) -- Correspondence,
  • Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Clearfield (Clearfield County) -- Correspondence,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects,
  • Clearfield (Clearfield County, Pa.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 165).

    StatementJohn P. Irwin.
    GenreCorrespondence., Personal narratives., Biography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE527.5 149th .I795 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22671185M
    ISBN 109781436311366, 9781436311359
    LC Control Number2007910072

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