With Lee in Virginia
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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Review: With Lee in VirginiaUser Review - William Gillette - Goodreads
Entertaining read. It was interesting to look at the viewpoint in the book on controversial issues like slavery and states rights. Read full review
Review: With Lee in VirginiaUser 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