Abraham's Battle: A Novel of Gettysburg

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Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Feb 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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In 1863, as the Civil War approaches his home in Gettysburg and he realizes that a big battle is about to begin, a freed slave named Abraham decides to join the ambulance corps of the Union Army.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

With a large scope to belie its length, a novella that paints in simple scenes of the battle of Gettysburg the essential sorrow and causes of the entire Civil War. Banks (Under the Shadow of Wings ... Read full review

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User Review  - jen.redmini - LibraryThing

Abraham, a black slave, and Lamar, a white soldier meet up on a path and start a conversation. Both realize that they miss their home. Each goes his seperate way and they meet up once again at that ... Read full review


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