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The Children's Civil War

by Marten, James
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Issue: Winter 2001
ISBN: 0807849049

James Marten provides a far-reaching account of the everyday experiences of children during the Civil War. The period documents and memoirs he examines point to the conclusion that youth saw themselves as "actors in their own right in the great national drama."

review of The Children's Civil War, by Marten, James, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2001).