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Civil War Battles and Leaders

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An engaging guide to the people, places, and events of America's Civil War.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 29th 2003 by DK Children
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Marcia
In a compact format with lots of illustrations, DK whips you through the key players and battles of the Civil War. I loved the photographs of the battlefields and Lincoln's visit to the soldiers. This is more like a who's who or visual timeline, as there is not much explanation of each entry. Interested kids will enjoy the drama. The portraits of the military leaders leads one to ask- what is with the excesive quantities of facial hair??! Some serious beards and sideburns, giving us a nice, hist ...more
Jenn Nolen
Sep 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Nice, compact book about the leaders and battles of the Civil War. Better suited for upper elementary+. This book is by no means an exhaustive account, but gives a nice synopsis of many key battles, skirmishes and people involved.
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