With Lee in Virginia

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Courier Corporation, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 328 pages
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The author of more than 140 books earning him the title "Prince of Storytellers" George Alfred Henty wrote carefully researched, immensely popular children's books about fictional youngsters who lived in critical periods of history. In this volume, he focuses on the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of a spirited teenager from the South, who staunchly supports the rights of slaves but joins Lee's cavalry and fights for the Confederacy.
  

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User Review  - Ian - Goodreads

The ending is a little Polyannish, and glosses over the massive disenfranchisement and exploitation that followed the South's defeat during the radical phases of reconstruction, but still a pretty ... Read full review

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I did not like this book! I thought it was not inserting at all!! Read full review

Contents

I
1
II
17
III
34
IV
52
V
65
VI
79
VII
98
VIII
114
XI
162
XII
177
XIII
209
XIV
225
XV
240
XVI
259
XVII
280
XVIII
297

IX
128
X
144
XIX
314
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G. A.Henty was born in 1832 and was filled with exciting adventure. He received his education at Westminster School, and he attended Cambridge University. Along with a rigorous course of study, Henty participated in boxing, wrestling, and rowing. The strenuous study and participation in sports prepared Henty to join the British army in Crimea, as a war correspondent witnessing Garbaldi fight in Italy. He was also present in Paris during the Franco-Prussian war, in Spain with the Carlists, at the opening of the Suez Canal, touring India with the Prince of Wales as well as a trip to the California gold fields. Henty wrote approximately 144 books, plus stories for magazines and was dubbed as "The Prince of Story-Tellers" and "The Boy's Own Historian." G. A. Henty died in 1902.

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