Monument to Rear-Admiral Charles Wilkes.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Monuments,
  • Navies -- Officers,
  • Virginia

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Other titlesMonument to Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes at Arlington, Virginia
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18289730M

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