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... read more
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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.
Unabridged republication of With Lee in Virginia: A Story of the American Civil War, originally published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1897.
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