History of Harrison county, Mississippi by John H. Lang

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Published by The Dixie press in Gulfport, Miss .

Written in English

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  • Harrison County (Miss.),
  • United States


  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Registers.,
  • Harrison County (Miss.) -- History.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers.

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Statementby John H. Lang.
LC ClassificationsF347.H3 L3
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 303 p.
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6361701M
LC Control Number37033139

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