Red Cap

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Perfection Learning Pre Bind, Aug 1, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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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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Ransom J. Powell was a 12 year old boy when he joined The Union Army as a drummer boy. Small even for a 12 year old, relatively well-educated and sweet, the men of his unit adopt him as a mascot. When ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

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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