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Historic Arlington.

A history of the National Cemetery from its establishment to the present time, with sketches of the historic personages who occupied the estate previous to its seizure by the national government--Parke Custis and his times--the career of Lee, with descriptions of life in Virginia during the early part of the century.

by K. Decker

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Published by Decker and McSween Pub. Co. in Washington .
Written in English

  • Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857.,
  • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870.,
  • Arlington National Cemetery (Va.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Karl Decker and Angus McSween.
    ContributionsMcSween, Angus.
    LC ClassificationsF234.A7 D3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14012121M
    LC Control Number05018337

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