Life on a Civil War Battlefield

Life on a Civil War Battlefield

J. Matteson Claus (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199485

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More than 3 million men served in the Union and Confederate militaries during the Civil War. This volume traces their recruitment, training, battle tactics, weapons, food and clothing, and medical care during the long struggle. Issues of conscription, desertion, African American regiments, and prisoners of war are covered. Primary source text and period photographs bring the battlefield camps and soldiers' experiences to life for young readers.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
History Military
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Social Studies
English (US)
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