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Death on the River

by John Wilson
edition: eBook
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: civil war period (1850-1877), violence

Set during the last year of the American Civil War, Death on the River portrays the grim brutality of war through the eyes of a young soldier.
After the older brother he worshipped is killed in battle, young Jake Clay joins the Union Army in the spring of 1864, determined to make his parents proud and honor his brother's death. His dreams of glory …

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