Women and the American Revolution

  • 67 Pages
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  • English
National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution , [Washington]
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 --
Statementcompiled by Mollie Somerville. Illustrated by Alexia Scheffler Scott.
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23252858M

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[Washington] National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mollie D Somerville A compact but dense book supplies facts and legends surrounding approximately 20 women in the American Colonies who furthered the cause of the Revolutionary War.

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