Download e-book for iPad: American History Stories, Volume IV by Mara L. Pratt

By Mara L. Pratt

ISBN-10: 1599152053

ISBN-13: 9781599152059

Tales of the good clash from the time Lincoln turned president and the southern states seceded, during the battles of Bull Run, Shiloh, Antietam, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, until eventually the shut of the conflict. contains poems, songs, and illustrations commemorating the occasions. compatible for a while eight and up.

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Everywhere lay the dead and wounded. Darkness came on at last, thank God, and this awful slaughter was at an end. The enemy were driven within their own lines. " Inside the fort two of the generals were packing up to get away before daylight. When morning dawned, General Buckner sent out to ask Grant on what terms he would be willing to accept their surrender. " By that he meant that they should surrender wholly, give up themselves and all they had, or he would fight them again and make them surrender.

Ask your fathers and your mothers, or your grandfathers and your grandmothers, to tell you about it. It was less than thirty years ago, and anywhere you can find men and women who remember those early times of the Civil War. They were exciting days indeed! The different political parties of the North, forgetting all differences, all ill feelings, all quarrels, now joined hands and hearts in this terrible time. There was but one cry in the hearts of all—"Save the Union! " Nothing more was to be heard about Democrats or Republicans, tariff or no tariff,—Unionists or Confederates were the words now on every lip.

It was less than thirty years ago, and anywhere you can find men and women who remember those early times of the Civil War. They were exciting days indeed! The different political parties of the North, forgetting all differences, all ill feelings, all quarrels, now joined hands and hearts in this terrible time. There was but one cry in the hearts of all—"Save the Union! " Nothing more was to be heard about Democrats or Republicans, tariff or no tariff,—Unionists or Confederates were the words now on every lip.

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