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I Held Lincoln
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Richard E. Quest
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Lt. Benjamin Loring (1824–1902) lived the life of an everyman Civil War sailor. He commanded no armies and devised no grand strategies. Loring was a sailor who just wanted to return home, where the biggest story of his life awaited him. Covering almost a year of Loring’s service, I Held
Language: en

Authors: Richard E. Quest
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

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Pages: 432
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Categories: Fiction
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