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soldier who walked away autobiography of Andrew Pearson, a Peninsular War veteran by Pearson, Andrew

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Published by Bullfinch Publications in Woolton, Liverpool .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Pearson, Andrew, 1783-1872.,
  • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction, notes, and maps by Arthur H. Haley.
ContributionsHaley, Arthur H. 1912-
LC ClassificationsU55.P43 A3 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2080700M
ISBN 100951142712
LC Control Number88117353

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