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Cobb"s ordeal

the diaries of a Virginia farmer, 1842-1872

by Daniel W. Cobb

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southampton County (Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • Southampton County
    • Subjects:
    • Cobb, Daniel W., 1811-1872 -- Diaries.,
    • Farmers -- Virginia -- Southampton County -- Diaries.,
    • Slaveholders -- Virginia -- Southampton County -- Diaries.,
    • Agriculture -- Virginia -- Southampton County -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Southampton County (Va.) -- Biography.,
    • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Daniel W. Crofts.
      ContributionsCrofts, Daniel W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF232.S7 C63 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 365 p. :
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL678897M
      ISBN 100820319244
      LC Control Number97025378
      OCLC/WorldCa37115108

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