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By James Marten

The Boy of Chancellorville and different Civil warfare Stories is an unforgettable number of tales for and approximately youngsters throughout the Civil warfare, with contributions from American luminaries resembling Louisa could Alcott, Ambrose Bierce, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and Walt Whitman. The publication finds that the struggle affected the lives of kids another way than their moms and dads: a few checked out it as a grand experience and for others it used to be a difficult, untimely finish to formative years. James Marten comprises bills from approximately each viewpoint-boys and women, Northerners and Southerners, blacks and whites-and a number of events, starting from lifestyles at the domestic entrance to confronting enemy infantrymen to the aftermath of the battle. each one tale starts off with a brief creation to put it in its literary context and explains the author's connection to the war.

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