Jacob van Zwaluwenburg memoir Undated van Zwaluwenburg, Jacob


Jacob van Zwaluwenburg memoir, van Zwaluwenburg, Jacob, Undated

Jacob van Zwaluwenburg memoir Undated van Zwaluwenburg, Jacob

Jacob van Zwaluwenburg's memoir contains a discussion of his experiences during the Civil War along with an account of his childhood in the Netherlands and America.

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