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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept of the Interior, For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • National monuments -- New Mexico -- Fort Union,
  • Fort Union National Monument (N.M.),
  • Fort Union (N.M.) -- History

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Statementby Robert M. Utley.
SeriesHistorical handbook -- no. 35., Historical handbook series (Washington, D.C.) -- no. 35.
ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17741979M

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