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The boys" war

Confederate and Union soldiers talk about the Civil War

by Murphy, Jim

  • 231 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Confederate States of America,
  • United States. Army,
  • Recruiting, enlistment,
  • United States,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Confederate States of America. Army,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Includes diary entries, personal letters, and archival photographs to describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesConfederate and Union soldiers talk about the Civil War
    Statementby Jim Murphy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE464 .M87 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24736469M
    ISBN 100590456040
    ISBN 109780590456043
    OCLC/WorldCa25139532


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