Now or Never!: Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry's War to End Slavery

Now or Never!: Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry's War to End Slavery

by Ray Anthony Shepard


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629793405
Publisher: Highlights
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,296,591
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 1140L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 17 Years

About the Author

Ray Anthony Shepard is the grandson of a slave and was the first African American editor-in-chief of a major educational publishing house. He holds an MAT from Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he received a Martin Luther King Jr. Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. He has taught at Phillips Andover Academy and Brandeis University. He lives in Lincoln, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 George E. Stephens 11

Chapter 2 Watch Night 21

Chapter 3 James Henry Gooding 27

Chapter 4 Call to Courage 37

Chapter 5 Hope And Glory 45

Chapter 6 I Shall Burn This Town 51

Chapter 7 Paymaster's Wagon 59

Chapter 8 Dark Heroes 63

Chapter 9 A Grand Chance 69

Chapter 10 Dear Old Flag 75

Chapter 11 Are We Soldiers? 81

Chapter 12 Three Cheers 89

Chapter 13 Andersonville 95

Chapter 14 Mutiny and Honor 101

Chapter 15 The Other War 107

Chapter 16 A Final Fight and Mustering Out 113

Chapter 17 Forward, March! 119

Slavery and Civil War 122

Timeline 123

Source Notes 128

Bibliography 136

For More Information 139

Acknowledgments 140

Index 141

Picture Credits 144

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