Attack on Quebec the American invasion of Canada, 1775. by Harrison Bird

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  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns,
  • Canada -- History -- 1775-1783

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Bibliography: p. 247-249.

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Other titlesThe American invasion of Canada, 1775
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Pagination225 p. illus., maps, ports. ;
Number of Pages225
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