Recollections of a rogue
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Published by Museum Press in London .
Written in English


  • Chamberlain, Samuel E. -- 1829-1908,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives.

Book details:

Edition Notes

New York ed. (Harper) has title: My confession.

Statementwritten and illustrated by Samuel E. Chamberlain ; foreword by D. W. Brogan ; introduction and postscript by Roger Butterfield.
GenrePersonal narratives.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 301 p. :
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16643707M

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