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Firestorm at Peshtigo : a town, its people, and the deadliest fire in American history

Author: Denise Gess; William Lutz
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Documents the conflagration that swept through Peshtigo, Wisconsin, on October 8, 1871--the same night as the Great Chicago Fire--incinerating more than 2,400 square miles of land and killing more than two thousand people.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Gess; William Lutz
ISBN: 0805067809 9780805067804
OCLC Number: 49276552
Description: xiv, 267 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: False Prophets --
Eden Burns --
Revelations.
Responsibility: Denise Gess and William Lutz.
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On the same night as the Great Chicago Fire--October 8, 1871--an even deadlier conflagration swept through the lumber down of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, killing more than 2,000 people. This account of the  Read more...

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