by Mara L. Pratt

Description:  Stories of the great conflict from the time Lincoln became president and the southern states seceded, through the battles of Bull Run, Shiloh, Antietam, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, until the close of the war. Includes poems, songs, and illustrations commemorating the events.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  197 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2007
ISBN:  978-1-59915-205-9
Genres:  History, American History

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Table of Contents

1. Abraham Lincoln

2. Lincoln Is Made President

3. "Fort Sumter"

4. The First Bloodshed

5. Federal Hill

6. The Confederate States

7. Young Colonel Ellsworth

8. Contrabands

9. The Contraband of Port Royal

10. A Negro's Answer

11. "Big Bethel" and "Little Bethel"

12. Bethel

13. Dixie's Land and John Brown's Body

14. The Battle Cry of Freedom

15. Battle of Bull Run

16. Eddy, the Drummer Boy

17. Tenting on the Old Camp Ground

18. The Sea-Island Cotton Plantations

19. The Picket Guard

20. "The Sea Islands"

21. Seizure of Mason and Slidell

22. The Merrimac and the Monitor

23. The Last Broadside

24. Battle of Mill Spring—1862

25. A Brave Boy at Fort Henry

26. Taking of Donelson

27. A Plucky Boy at Fort Donelson

28. The Battle of Shiloh

29. The Old Sergeant

30. Brother against Brother

31. Quaker Guns

32. Dark Days

33. The Song of the Camps

34. Lee Is Kept from Entering Pennsylvania

35. Barbara Frietchie

36. The Virginia Army

37. Capture of New Orleans

38. Secession Women

39. The Mock Funeral

40. Affairs in the West

41. Sharp-Shooters

42. Stealing Potatoes

43. Joe Parsons

44. The Home Side of the War Picture

45. Lillie's Five-dollar Gold Piece

46. What Some Poor People Did for the Soldiers

47. Proclamation of Emancipation

48. Negro Song

49. First Negro Regiment

50. Siege of Vicksburg

51. "Stonewall Jackson" Is Killed

52. Story of Stonewall Jackson

53. Battle of Gettysburg

54. John Burns; Jenny Wade

55. "Drafting"

56. Attack on Charleston

57. The Guerillas

58. Battle in the Valley of Chickamauga

59. Johnny Clem

60. "Battle in the Clouds"

61. Libby Prison

62. Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!

63. Old Virginia

64. On to Richmond!

65. Sheridan's Ride

66. Evacuation of Richmond

67. From Atlanta to the Sea

68. On to Atlanta

69. Torpedoes

70. Signals

71. The War Is Over

72. When Johnny Comes Marching Home

73. Battle Hymn of the Republic

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