Under Siege!: Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg

By Andrea Warren
Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux Imprint Farrar, Straus and Giroux ISBN


Awards and Honors Booklinks Lasting Connections 2009; YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Nomination, 2010; IRA Teachers' Choices 2010, Advanced Readers

Under Siege!: Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg

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Union success in the Civil War depended on controlling the fortress of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Unable to take the town by storm, forces under General Ulysses S. Grant staged a brutal forty-seven-day siege and artillery barrage. This detailed account draws from the true stories of three child participants as it examines events in the days leading up to, during, and after the siege. Introduction. Afterword. Suggestions for additional information. Selected bibliography. Endnotes. Acknowledgements. Photo credits. Index. Black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and maps.
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