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Cadmus Henry

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Cadmus Henry, mounted on one of the finest mares in Virginia, and perfectly turned out from the top of his proudly-held head to the toes of his shiny, made-to-order boots, dreamed of himself charging intrepidly into battle under orders of General Lee himself.
But, unfortunately, young Cadmus Henry could write legibly, so he was assigned to make endless copies of reports on
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Hardcover, 137 pages
Published January 28th 1949 by Dodd, Mead & Company
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Josiah
Sep 21, 2012 Josiah rated it it was ok
What's worse than knowing the cause you want to support, as well as the exact form you'd like for that support to take, but being relegated instead to some boring, out-of-the-way job on its behalf just because you have some special skills in that area? Seventeen-year-old Cadmus Henry is a proud Confederate who wants nothing more than to get out on the battlefields of the American Civil War and land a few blows in defense of the South. His literacy, though, makes him more valuable to Jefferson ...more
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Walter D. Edmonds has been a National Book Award winner and recipient of the Newbery Medal. He is the author of Bert Breen’s Barn, The Boyds of Black River, In the Hands of the Senecas, Mostly Canallers, Rome Haul, Time to Go House, and most recently the autobiographical Tales My Father Never Told, all available from Syracuse University Press.
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