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Four Vols. 16mo, in Box. $6. THE COLOR-GUARD. Being a Corporal's Notes of Military Service in the Nineteenth Army
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Speeches, Lectures, and Addresses of Wendell Phillips.
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Youth's History of the Rebellion.
By the author of “The Pioneer Boy.” Complete, from the Capture of Fort Sumter to Lee's
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The President's Words.
Being a selection of the most eloquent sentences, and the most terse, condensed, and weighty
passages, from the Speeches, Addresses, and Public Documents of President LINCOLN. 1 vol. 12mo. Edited by Rev. E. E. HALE. $1.25.
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