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Author Conklin, Wendy.
Title Battles of the Civil War / Wendy Conklin.
Pub Info Huntington Beach, Calif. : Teacher Created Materials, ©2005.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Osterville-Childrens-NEW  J 973.7 CONKLIN     AVAILABLE
Descript 25 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Primary source readers
Primary source readers.
Audience 750L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.3 0.5 0.5 161820
Expanding and preserving the Union--Back cover.
Includes index.
Contents The war between the states -- How the war began -- Fort Sumter in flames -- The Battle of Bull Run -- Bloody Shiloh -- The Battle of Bull Run, again -- Invading the Union at Antietam -- Battling at Gettysburg -- Siege at Vicksburg -- Digging in around Petersburg -- Surrender at last.
Summary More men lost their lives during the battles of the Civil War than in any other war involving the United States. No one suspected that it would last four long years. At the beginning of the war, the battles were fought in southern territory. Each conflict brought more death and despair. In the end, the South surrendered, but everyone actually lost. Together, everyone faced the tremendous challenge of forgiving each other and rebuilding the nation.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0743989198
9780743989190
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