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Lexington and Concord, 1775 what really happened. by Jean Poindexter Colby

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  • Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775,
  • Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

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About the Edition

Examines what happened before, during, and after the first battles of the American Revolution and provides a tour through the sites that witnessed these events.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 122-125.

StatementIllustrated with photos. by Barbara Cooney.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsCooney, Barbara, 1917- illus.
LC ClassificationsE241.L6 C67 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5050340M
ISBN 100803842929
LC Control Number74011466

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