John Lincoln Clem: Civil War Drummer Boy

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Binding: Paperback
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ISBN: 9781250104335
Publisher: Square Fish
Language: English
Page Count: 185
Size: 7.58" l x 5.14" w x 0.55"
Series: N/A

Do you have what it takes to run off and join the army, leaving your family behind? That's what John Lincoln Clem, a nine-year-old boy living in Ohio, does as the American Civil War rages on.

In 1861, Johnny sneaks onto a train filled with men from the 3rd Ohio Union Regiment, determined to fight for his country. Taken in by the older soldiers, Johnny becomes a drummer boy - not to mention the youngest person to serve in the war. Living a soldier's life, Johnny experiences the brutalities of battle and the hunger and illness in between. Eventually he is captured by the Confederates, imprisoned, and then sent home a hero.

John Lincoln Clem: Civil War Drummer Boy by Kristin O'Donnell Tubb writing as E. F. Abbott, with illustrations by Steven Noble, is a fascinating novel for young readers, featuring black-and-white illustrations and photographs throughout. This book has Common Core connections.

The Based on a True Story books by E. F. Abbott are exciting historical fiction stories about real children who lived through extraordinary times in American History.

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