Condemned cannon for Marion Artillery.

by United States. Congress. House

Publisher: [s.n.] in Washington

Written in English
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    Other titlesCondemned cannon for Marion Artillery
    SeriesH.rp.438
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15959132M

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Condemned cannon for Marion Artillery. by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

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, South Carolina four Napoleon guns, or other condemned cannon now in said State, for the use of the Marion Artillery.

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