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CIVIL, MILITARY, and NAVAL.
A Biographical Record of the most distinguished SOLDIERS, SAILORS, and STATESMEN connected with the war, both Union and Rebel.
WITH SIXTY FINE PORTRAITS ON STEEL,
Embracing, among others, those of
LINCOLN, Scott, SEWARD, Lyon, FOOTE, STONEWALL JACKSON, THOMAS,
SIDE, STUART, ROGERS, AND DUPONT.
BY FRANK MOORE,
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LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE,
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BY P. C. HEADLEY.
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