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Book Details: 64 pages, 5.5 x 4, paperback / softcover, History Compass
This selection of letters, speeches, journals, and eyewitness accounts of the Civil War presents the views of soldiers, nurses, volunteers, and political and military leaders from the Union side of the war. The story opens and closes with inaugural speeches of President Lincoln, and goes on to focus on the daily lives of the Union soldiers in camp, on the battlefield, and in hospitals. Songs, poetry, camp humor, photographs, and illustrations round out the text of America's war between the states.
The popular Perspectives on History series contains compelling firsthand accounts from colonists to astronauts and is widely used as supplemental material in the study of history and literature in grades 6- College Level. Use of primary sources through excerpts from journals
64 pages, 5.5 x 4, paperback / softcover, History Compass