Watertown, Wisconsin, City Directory, 1866-1867

Hometown Series, Watertown Historical Society

Book 1
Ken Riedl
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Watertown, Wisconsin, City Directory, 1866-1867.

A reference for area history and genealogy research.

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Watertown, Wisconsin, City Directory, 1866-1867

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Ken Riedl
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Jul 1, 2005
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Pages
114
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English
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History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
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