Jimmy at Gettysburg a true story about the battle for all ages by Margaret Bigham Beitler

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  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Bigham, James L., 1852-1930 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.,
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

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Statementby Margaret Bigham Beitler as told to her by her father James L. Bigham ; [sketches by Butch Eyler].
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsBigham, James L., 1852-1930., Eyler, Butch, ill.
LC ClassificationsE475.53 .B43 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1228704M
LC Control Number94229958

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