Thirteen-year-old Ransom (later dubbed "Red Cap") thought fighting in the Civil War would be an adventure--until the day of his first battle. "A sober but important contribution to the growing number of Civil War novels".--Booklist. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
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Review: Red CapUser Review - Sara - Goodreads
This book was not my favorite. I found myself dousing off at parts and having to go back and reread it! Red Cape was suggested to me by my history teacher and I disliked it. The whole plot confused me ... Read full review
Review: Red CapUser Review - Juana "Darkness" Duran - Goodreads
In the time of the Civil War, a boy named Ransom J. Powell went off to join the war. When he was finished signing up to be in the war, he was made a drummer boy. A drummer boy for the 10th Virginian ... Read full review