Queen"s Rangers in the Revolutionary War by C. J. Ingles

Cover of: Queen

Published in [Montreal?] .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Queen"s Rangers, 1776-1781.,
  • American loyalists.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Regimental histories.

Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Book details

Statementedited by H.M. Jackson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE277.6.Q6 I5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 301 p.
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6257053M
LC Control Number58030607
OCLC/WorldCa10272496

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