First flag on the summit

history of the 15th Indiana Civil War regiment by Sam Passo

Publisher: Authorhouse in Bloomington, Ind

Written in English
Published: Pages: 242 Downloads: 868
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  • Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories,
  • Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-242)

Statementby Sam Passo and Bill Crane.
ContributionsCrane, Bill
LC ClassificationsE506.5 15th .P37 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 242 p.
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23013549M
ISBN 101434399621
ISBN 109781434399625
LC Control Number2008906512

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