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GILBERT VANZANDT--The Story of a Civil War Drummer Boy and his Pony, Fannie Lee
     

GILBERT VANZANDT--The Story of a Civil War Drummer Boy and his Pony, Fannie Lee

by Marilyn Seguin
 
What would life be like for a 10-year-old drummer boy serving in the American Civil War? Essentially the same as for any enlistee! There was little opportunity to shield anyone from either the good or bad experiences of war. There were playmaking, pranks, jokes, marches, and battles–as well as carrying the wounded and burying the dead.
Courage is

Overview

What would life be like for a 10-year-old drummer boy serving in the American Civil War? Essentially the same as for any enlistee! There was little opportunity to shield anyone from either the good or bad experiences of war. There were playmaking, pranks, jokes, marches, and battles–as well as carrying the wounded and burying the dead.
Courage is commonly ascribed to adults. With Gilbert VanZandt, Lil Gib, we must recognize his unusual valor and patriotism–uncommon at any time, in any war.
Marilyn Seguin carefully layers the experiences of Lil Gib, the drummer boy of the 79th Ohio OVI, and the true history of the outfit has finally comes to life, The real Civil War story of Gilbert VanZandt is finally told.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012099549
Publisher:
Branden Books
Publication date:
10/12/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
126
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Marilyn Seguin is a prolific author; she is a professor at Kent State U.

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