Pensions for Volunteer Army nurses.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Military pensions,
  • Nurses,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

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Other titlesPensions for volunteer army nurses in Civil War
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16113438M

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