The Drummer Boy of Vicksburg

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Lodestar Books, 1997 - Heroes - 133 pages
Orion Howe was a 14-year-old drummer boy from Illinois who received the Medal of Honor for braving enemy fire during a battle at Vicksburg, Mississippi, during the Civil War. Wisler has taken the facts about Howe's life and worked them into a moving story that explores the timeless theme of boys going to war.

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THE DRUMMER BOY OF VICKSBURG

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A historical novel about a real boy who served as a drummer in the Union Army during the Civil War, from Wisler (Caleb's Choice, p. 978, etc.). Orion Howe, 14, and his younger brother, Lyston, are ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1997)

Author G. Clifton Wisler was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He has written over 60 books, many of which are historical fiction works for young adults. He currently lives in Plano, Texas.

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