The American Civil War continues to be one of the most significant events in US history. In this title, readers will examine the far reaches of the war through the key turning points in battles across the nation. Engaging text introduces readers to the Siege of Vicksburg and the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Chattanooga. Chapters also cover the life of a civil war soldier and highlight Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.