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The boys of Diamond Hill

J. Keith Jones

The boys of Diamond Hill

the lives and Civil War letters of the Boyd family of Abbeville County, South Carolina

by J. Keith Jones

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Correspondence,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 7th. Company D.,
  • Soldiers,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Regimental histories,
  • Confederate Personal narratives,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-174) and index.

    Statementedited by J. Keith Jones ; foreword by Richard B. McCaslin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE605 .B78 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25045814M
    ISBN 109780786463336
    LC Control Number2011003922

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