Behind the Blue and Gray
The Soldier's Life in the Civil War
By (author) Delia Ray
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Behind the Blue and Gray by Delia Ray
Book DescriptionIn this second of a three part series, this booktraces the events of the Civil War from the first battle to the surrender with emphasis on the experiences of the individual soldiers. Whether they wore Union blue or Confederate gray, the untrained recruits of the Civil War quickly learned to endure the hardships of the army life. They experienced the horrors of battle, rampant disease, makeshift hospitals and prison camps, and even boredom. Drawing on letters, diaries, eyewitness accounts, and many vintage photographs, Behind the Blue and Gray explores the lives of soldiers from all walks of life, from all-black Northern regiments to young boys who lied about their age to enlist. Also in this series: A Nation Torn: The Story of How the Civil War Began A Separate Battle: Women and the Civil War "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140383041
(260mm x 203mm x 10mm)
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 26-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Delia Ray
Ghost Girl, Paperback / softback (August 2016)
Based on real events, this is the story of April, a young girl who yearns to attend the new school opening up in her rural Virginia town. "
Finding Fortune, Hardback (November 2015)
Angry with her mother, twelve-year-old runaway Ren finds an unusual boarding house in a nearby ghost town, Fortune, where she meets some interesting people and learns of a forgotten treasure from when the town was famous for buttons made of Mississippi River shells.
Here Lies Linc, Paperback / softback (September 2012)
When 12-year-old Linc Crenshaw decides to go to public school, his professor mom isn't so happy. He's convinced it will be the ticket to a new social life. Instead, it's a disaster.
Singing Hands, Hardback (May 2006)» View all books by Delia Ray
Drawing on firsthand accounts of her mother's own childhood with deaf parents, Ray provides an inside look at the South in the 1940s. Lively humor and meticulous research combine to make this a standout novel that offers keen insight into what it means to be hearing in a deaf world.
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Author Biography - Delia Ray
Delia Ray is the author of numerous fiction books for young readers including Ghost Girl and Singing Hands. She has also writtenthree young-adult nonfiction books about American history. She lives with her family in Iowa City, Iowa."
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