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Louisiana"s loss, Mississippi"s gain

a history of Hancock County, Mississippi, from the Stone Age to the Space Age

by Robert G. Scharff

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Published by Brunswick Pub. in Lawrenceville, VA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hancock County (Miss.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hancock County (Miss.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 684-700) and index.

      Statementby Robert G. Scharff ; foreword by Stephen Ambrose.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF347.H2 S33 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 741 p. :
      Number of Pages741
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL367637M
      ISBN 101556181760
      LC Control Number98028171

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