Battles of the Civil War

Battles of the Civil War

by Gail Fay


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This book gives an in-depth look at key battles of the Civil War.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432939168
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Why We Fought: The Civil War
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 624,995
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Gail Fay is a freelance writer and copyeditor. She has written nonfiction children’s books on several topics, including history. Gail has also written a comprehensive informational resource for high school athletes. Before entering the publishing world, Gail taught eighth grade English for ten years.

Table of Contents

Why did we fight the Civil War? — Who fired the first shots? — What was the first major battle? — Why is the Battle of the Ironclads important? — What happened at the Battle of Shiloh? — Who won the Second Battle of Bull Run? — What was the bloodiest day of the war? — What happened at the Battle of Fredericksburg? — What happened at the Battle of Chancellorsville? — Which battle was fought for control of the Mississippi River? — Which battle is considered the turning point in the war? — Did black soldiers fight in the Civil War? — What happened during Sherman's march to the sea? — How did the Civil War end?

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