With Every Drop of Blood
Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 235 pages
Johnny promised his father, wounded while fighting for the South, that he would take care of the family and not run off to fight. When there's a request to take his mules and wagon on a bold mission to supply the Rebel troops, Johnny can't resist. Then he's captured by Cush, a runaway slave. Johnny doesn't like taking orders from a black, but he has no choice. He's heading for prison camp wondering what will become of his family and himself.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dthensley98 - LibraryThing
The setting of this book is in the 1800's, during the Civil War. A boy named Johnny only 14, goes on a wagon train hauling well needed supplies to soilders,to get extra money for his family beacause ... Read full review
WITH EVERY DROP OF BLOODUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Before dying of a wound, Pa extracts from Johnny a promise not to become involved in the Civil War and to care for the farm and family. Within days, Johnny impulsively succumbs to anger and honor ... Read full review