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place of Washington in the history of western Pennsylvania

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Published in [Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312.2 .D57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p.
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23367169M
    LC Control Number16020341

    The state provided over , troops as well as supplies for the Union army. Since Pennsylvania was near the border between the North and the South, southern Pennsylvania was raided by the Confederate Army. The largest battle to take place in the state was the Battle of Gettysburg in , which many consider to be the turning point in the. Emigrants to Pennsylvania, A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists from the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Baltimore, Maryland.: Genealogical Publishing, FHL book W3t. Coldham, Peter Wilson. The Complete Book of Emigrants, and Emigrants in Bondage, [Novato, California]: Brøderbund.


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