We look like men of war
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Published:
New York : Forge, c2001.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
ISBN:
9780765301154 (pbk.), 0765301156 (pbk.)
Physical Desc:
188 pages ; 21 cm.
Rating:
898
Status:
Wright Farms - Adult Fiction - Historical
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Description
From the best-selling author of The Lost Regiment series comes this factually based narrative of the black military experience in the Civil War. "I was born a slave, as was my father before me, but I shall die a free man." Thus begins the poignant story of Samuel Washburn, born a slave in 1850. A young master's cruelty leads to an unforeseen confrontation, which results in Sam and his cousin fleeing the plantation for their lives. They run north to freedom, only to return south to fight for the greater cause. Though still a boy, Sam becomes a regimental drummer with a "colored regiment" and sees action in the Wilderness campaign at Fredericksburg and Petersburg, as well as at the bloody Battle of the Crater in July of 1864. Sam's voice offers a unique and insightful perspective on the carnage of the War between the States and the toll it took on both young and old, black and white.
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Language:
English

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General Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
General Note
"A New York Public Library recommended book for young readers."--P. [4] of cover.
Target Audience
898,Lexile Framework (Mitinet Measures)
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader,UG,6.0,9.0,55107
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APA Citation (style guide)

Forstchen, W. R. (2001). We look like men of war. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Forstchen, William R. 2001. We Look Like Men of War. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Forstchen, William R, We Look Like Men of War. New York: Forge, 2001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Forstchen, William R. We Look Like Men of War. New York: Forge, 2001. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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