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The Battle of Chalk Bluff an account of General John S. Marmaduke"s second Missouri raid by Jerry Ponder

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Published by Ponder Books in Doniphan, MO .
Written in English


  • Marmaduke, John Sappington, 1833-1887.,
  • Chalk Bluff, Battle of, 1863.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-182) and index.

Statementby Jerry Ponder.
LC ClassificationsE474.9 .P66 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1129730M
ISBN 100962392235
LC Control Number94074926

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