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Civil War
Title:
Civil War
ISBN:
9781465431868

9781465433602
Physical Description:
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
General Note (Repeatable):
Includes index.
Contents:
The long argument -- Slave life -- The election of 1860 -- The abolitionists -- Secession -- Raising armies -- Everyone's war -- Women at war -- Young and old -- Outfitting armies -- Bull Run -- Medical treatment -- Great commanders -- Arming soldiers -- Black volumteers -- The horsemen -- Army camp life -- Field artillery -- Gettysburg -- Vicksburg -- Northern life -- Confederate culture -- War on the water -- The secret war -- march to the sea -- The Confederacy surrenders -- The fates of two leaders -- A life of freedom -- A new era begins -- Did you know? -- Timeline.
Abstract:
"Discover the horror of slave life, and the Underground Railroad that helped its victims to escape. See the weapons used on the battlefields, from single-shot rifles to powerful Gatling guns. Find out how Abraham Lincoln became president in 1860 and why he was assassinated,"--Page 4 of cover.
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Target Audience Note:
Supports the Common Core State Standards.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2015.

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