The story of Alfred: A servant-boy turned soldier [an unusual tale of courage during the Civil War] by Lawrence R. Laboda

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Published by Heritage Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12186653M
ISBN 10188933233X
ISBN 109781889332338
OCLC/WorldCa45633079

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