Reminiscences, 1866-1962.

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Alger, Louisa Taylor, 1866-1962. Reminiscences, 1866-1962.

Reminiscences, 1866-1962.

Reminiscences of Mrs. Philip R. Alger, chiefly of her grandfather General Montgomery C. Meigs, Quartermaster General of the U.S. Army during the Civil War, 1861-65, and her own life. As recorded by Mrs. Gert Ehrlich, Annapolis, MD, 1961.

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