A Soldier's Life in the Civil War

A Soldier's Life in the Civil War

by Dale Anderson


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Tens of thousands of men served in the armies of the Civil War. At first, many of them seemed to expect a glorious adventure that would test their courage and be over quickly. The war lasted many years, though, testing their endurance and commitment to their cause. This book describes in depth the soldiers' lives, including the treatment of African-American soldiers. The tales of colorful and daring spies and "daughters of the regiment" complete the picture of life in both armies during the Civil War.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836855951
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Publication date: 01/04/2004
Series: World Almanac Library of the Civil War Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Building the Armies6
Chapter 2Fighting for Freedom14
Chapter 3Uniforms and Weapons19
Chapter 4Camp Life26
Chapter 5Medical Care32
Chapter 6Spies and Guerrillas36
Chapter 7Prisoners of War40
Time Line44
Further Resources46

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