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Fort McKavett, Texas information guide : United States Army Post, 1852-1859 - 1868-1883 : Fort McKavett State Historic Site

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Published by Texas Parks and Wildlife. in [Austin, Tex .
Written in English


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Other titlesInformation guide : Fort McKavett, Texas : United States Army Post, 1852-1859 - 1868-1883 : Fort McKavett State Historic Site, Fort McKavett, Texas : United States Army Post, 1852-1859 - 1868-1883 : Fort McKavett State Historic Site : information guide
StatementTexas Parks and Wildlife Dept.
ContributionsTexas. Parks and Wildlife Dept.
LC ClassificationsUA26.M25 F68 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22687977M
LC Control Number2008412262

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