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The diary of Edmund Ruffin. by Ruffin, Edmund

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Virginia,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Ruffin, Edmund, 1794-1865,
  • Ruffin, Edmund, 1794-1865 -- Diaries,
  • Statesmen -- Virginia -- Diaries,
  • Virginia -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited, with an introd. and notes, by William Kauffman Scarborough. With a foreword by Avery Craven.
SeriesThe Library of Southern civilization
ContributionsScarborough, William Kauffman, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF230 .R9314
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5222518M
ISBN 100807109487
LC Control Number75165069

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