War, Terrible War (A History of US Series #6)by Joy Hakim
Riveting and moving, War, Terrible War takes us into the heart of the Civil War, from the battle of Manassas to the battle of Gettysburg and on to the South's surrender at Appomattox Court House. Follow the common soldiers in blue and gray as they endure long marches, freezing winter camps, and the bloodiest battles ever fought on American soil. Off the war fields, War, Terrible War captures the passion and commitment of abolitionists and slaveowners alike in their fiery debates throughout the land. With profiles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, John Brown, Harriet Tubman, Jefferson Davis, soldiers on both sides, slave owners, abolitionists, average citizens, and others, War, Terrible War is the compelling story of a people affected by the horrors of war during this tragic and dramatic period in A History of US.
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This book is really great for students working on history projects. It gave me and my partner tons of info. about the Civil War
I remember studying history in junior and senior high school...what a dry, bare bones bore! This series bring history to a full, rich, juicy life! I have introduced it to my students and watched them revel in the joys history has to offer us. A must for teachers and parents alike!