All the drama of the American Civil War comes vividly to life in these ready-to-color scenes of key moments in that epic conflict. Here are panoramic views of land and sea battles, revealing vignettes that dramatize social and political issues of the period, and detailed close-ups of uniforms, equipment, and locale.
Forty authentically rendered illustrations (including five double-page spreads) depict a slave auction in 1860, black leaders Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, the battle for the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, the bombardment of Fort Sumter, a naval battle between the first American iron-clad ships — the Monitor and the Merrimac — the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg, Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox, the assassination of Lincoln at Ford's Theater, and much more.
|Availability||Usually ships in 24 to 48 hours|
|Author/Editor||Peter F. Copeland|
|Grade level||3 - 8 (ages 8 - 14)|
|Dimensions||8 1/4 x 11|