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A savage thunder : Antietam and the bloody road to freedom / Jim Murphy.

Murphy, Jim, 1947- (Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library J 973.7 MUR (Text) 39206020254189 J Non-Fiction Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Chandler Branch Library J 973.7 MUR (Text) 39206020254213 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780689876332 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0689876335 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: vi, 103 p. : ill., maps ; 24 x 27 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-98) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Invasion -- Panic -- Onwards -- S.O. 191 -- The gaps -- Retreat -- A great tumbling together -- The sunken road -- Burnside's bridge -- Cemetery Hill -- The smell of death -- Emancipation.
Summary, etc.: In September 1862, two great armies faced each other across Antietam Creek. The outnumbered Confederate forces were led by General Robert E. Lee. The Union army was led by General George B. McClellan. Jim Murphy uses archival photographs, maps, and firsthand accounts to recreate one of America's most important battles.
Target Audience Note: Ages 8-12.
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 > Juvenile literature.
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862.

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