New York : HarperCollins,
IL 5-8 RL 6.4 .
This is a fascinating book
telling the story of the battle of Bull Run from many different perspectives.
The characters who tell the story include African Americans, northern soldiers,
slaves, Confederate soldiers and women.
We hear many stories of the
Civil War. Most involve battles fought and won. But what was
it really like? What were the men like who fought the war?
What were their motivations in joining the war? Paul Fleischman tells
the story of several different participants in the war. Did Northerners
fight against slavery or were their motives something else? What
about the foreigners who joined up? This is a fascinating account
of what it might have been like to be part of this time. Follow the
diverse paths that all lead to the Battle of Bull Run.
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861 -- Fiction
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Fiction
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