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Under siege! : three children at the Civil War battle for Vicksburg

Author: Andrea Warren
Publisher: New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book looks at the 1862-63 battle for Vicksburg through the eyes of three children: ten-year-old Lucy, the daughter of a Vicksburg merchant; eleven-year-old Willie, the son of a minister; and twelve-year old Frederick, the son of Ulysses S. Grant.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Warren
ISBN: 9780374312558 0374312559
OCLC Number: 191090259
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 166 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: War comes to Vicksburg : December 1862 --
The Christmas Eve Ball : December 24, 1862 --
The general's boy goes to war : spring 1863 --
Burying the family silver : late spring 1863 --
At the battle front : late spring 1863 --
The Yankees are coming! : May 1863 --
The road to Vicksburg : May 15-19, 1863 --
Enemy at the gates : May 17-25, 1863 --
Into the caves : late May and early June 1863 --
Dangerous days : early June 1863 --
Growing desperation : mid June 1863 --
Empty stomachs : late June 1863 --
Surrender! : July 4, 1863 --
The unfinished war : July 1863 and beyond --
Afterword --
For more about the Civil War.
Other Titles: Three children at the Civil War battle for Vicksburg
Responsibility: by Andrea Warren.
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This book looks at the 1862-63 battle for Vicksburg through the eyes of three children: ten-year-old Lucy, the daughter of a Vicksburg merchant; eleven-year-old Willie, the son of a minister; and twelve-year old Frederick, the son of Ulysses S. Grant.

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Interesting account of Vicksburg

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-18) Good Permalink

This is the story of the 47 day siege Vicksburg, the city Lincoln said was the key to the confederacy.  Vicksburg was the home of 5000 people including 1000 children. The children suffered hardships and witnessed things that had a lasting impact on their lives.  Author Andrea Warren chose...
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