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Book Details: 64 pages, 5.5 x 4, paperback / softcover, History Compass
This volume of letters, journals, and government documents provides a glimpse of life during the Civil War from the point of view of the Confederacy. Among the selections from military leaders are General Beauregard's demand for the surrender of Fort Sumter and Robert E. Lee's farewell to his troops. Much of this book focuses on the average soldier and his daily life in camp and on the battlefield. A selection of songs relating to the Confederacy is also included, along with historic photos, to round out the text.
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