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William Alexander, Lord Stirling

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



  • United States


  • Alexander, William, 1726-1783.,
  • United States. Army -- Biography.,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementPaul David Nelson.
LC ClassificationsE207.A3 N45 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2535671M
ISBN 100817302832
LC Control Number85016473

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