Gettysburg (A True Book: National Parks)

Gettysburg (A True Book: National Parks)

by Moira Rose Donohue

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Overview

This is the site of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War (1861-1865). More than 50,000 people were killed, wounded, or went missing. Inside You'll Find: Which monuments are in Gettysburg National Military Park; A timeline, photos-and how people are working to preserve the park; Surprising True facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531135013
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Series: A True Book: National Parks Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 969,333
Product dimensions: 7.12(w) x 8.37(h) x 8.37(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Where History Happened: What historical events happened at Gettysburg? 7

2 A Civil War: Why were Americans fighting one another? 13

3 Three Days of Battle: What where the key locations in the fighting? 19

The Big Truth!

Fatal Mistakes?: How did some of the decisions on both sides of the battle affect its outcome? 26

4 The Gettysburg Address: What did President Lincoln say? 29

5 Gettysburg Today: What can we learn from Gettysburg? 35

Be a Monument Tracker! 40

Map Mystery 42

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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Gettysburg 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyable This was a short collection of enjoyable poetry. I liked the vivid descriptions.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing poems
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has wonderful poem on the battle of gettysburg, the other various poems on several other topics are not as brilliant