On Our Own Soil

William Lowther Jackson And The Civil War In West Virginia"s Mountains by Ronald V. Hardway

Publisher: Quarrier Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 229 Downloads: 500
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  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Military
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8717623M
ISBN 101891852272
ISBN 109781891852275
OCLC/WorldCa53170255

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I found answers to the many questions I had in the book and in lecture. I found that having taken a geology and chemistry class beforehand gave me a lot of context into the weathering of minerals, ionic forms of nutrients, and how they're taken up and used by plants.