Military history



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Periodicals and Newspapers

The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly; The Atlas & Argus; Baltimore Sun; Boston Commonwealth; Bulletin of the Abraham Lincoln Association; Century Magazine; Charleston Mercury; Civil War Times; Cleveland Plain Dealer; Douglass’ Monthly; Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper; Harper’s New Monthly Magazine; Maryland Historical Magazine; McClure’s Magazine; National Republic; New York Daily Graphic; New York Herald; New York Independent; New York Times; New-York Tribune: New York World; North American Review; Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies; Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography; Philadelphia Inquirer; Transactions and Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society; True Magazine; Wisconsin Magazine of History.

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