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Published by Evangelical Tract Society in [Petersburg, Va .

Written in English

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  • Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Religious life,
  • Christian life,
  • Tracts,
  • Confederate States of America -- Religion,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects

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SeriesEvangelical Tract Society -- no. 250, Evangelical Tract Society (Petersburg, Va.) -- no. 250, Confederate imprints, 1861-1865 -- reel 136, no. 4868
ContributionsEvangelical Tract Society
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15185037M

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