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Links to 20,000+ freely available full-text, online history, biographies & family genealogy books gathered from 25+ sources.Organized by name, subject & state laid out in an easy to use browse able format. Some states such as Mich, NY, and Mass, are more developed then others. It’s also a great source for Civil War regimental histories.
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