Entangled in Freedom: A Civil War Story: The Street Life Series Youth Edition

Entangled in Freedom: A Civil War Story: The Street Life Series Youth Edition

by Ann DeWitt & Kevin M. Weeks, Kevin M. Weeks

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Entangled in Freedom: A Civil War Story: The Street Life Series Youth Edition by Ann DeWitt & Kevin M. Weeks, Kevin M. Weeks

Travel with 22-year-old Isaac through the dirt streets of Oxford (Georgia), Big Shanty (Georgia) and on over to Cumberland Gap (Tennessee) as he serves with the 42nd Regiment Georgia Volunteers. Decades after Daniel Boone blazed the Wilderness Trail, witness how Isaac is front and center as the Confederate and Union armies skirmish for strategic supply lines required for outlying Civil War battle campaigns. Also, decipher the mitigating factors contributing to Isaac going to war with Abraham Green, a yeoman farmer and slaveholder of Isaac. This human interest–centric novel further explores the intertwined relationship between master, slave, and the dynamics leading up to a Confederate Congress proposal to enlist African-American troops in the latter part of the American Civil War. Like never before, this electrifying page turner sparks novice readers and Civil War zealots alike into debating the best-kept factual secrets concerning African-American Confederate soldiers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781453555279
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 09/03/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 297 KB

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