Rifles for Watie

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Crowell, 1957 - Juvenile Fiction - 332 pages

"This full-length junior novel should hold a place with the best Civil War fiction for young people. The fighting takes place in the West. . . . A young farm boy joins the Union forces, becomes a scout . . . There is suspense in the telling and many a colorful character".--The Horn Book.

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A fictional first person account based on actual experiences, writings, and memoirs of the Cherokee who fought with Watie and the confederates during the civil war. a good read. Read full review

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Jeff joins the Union Army in Kansas and fights in the Civil War for a few years. Stuff happens, of course, but that's the gist of it. This book took me forever to read. Not because it's long - it isn ... Read full review

Contents

Linn County Kansas 1861 I
8
Fort Leavenworth
15
Furlough
33
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