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A Guide for Using Rifles for Watie in the Classroom Michael Shepherd

A Guide for Using Rifles for Watie in the Classroom

Michael Shepherd

Published October 1st 1992
ISBN : 9781557344137
Paperback
48 pages
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Jefferson Davis Bussey is sixteen when the Civil War breaks out. He cant wait to leave his Kansas farm and defend the Union against Colonel Watie, the leader of the dreaded Cherokee Indian rebels. But Jeff soon learns that theres more to our warMoreJefferson Davis Bussey is sixteen when the Civil War breaks out. He cant wait to leave his Kansas farm and defend the Union against Colonel Watie, the leader of the dreaded Cherokee Indian rebels. But Jeff soon learns that theres more to our war than honor and glory. As an infantry soldier, he must march for miles, exhausted and near starvation. He sees friends die in battle. He knows that each move he makes could be his last. Then Jeff is sent to infiltrate the enemy camp as a spy. And it is there that he makes his most important discovery: The rebels are just men - and boys - like him. The only difference between them is their cause. Passing himself off as a rebel, Jeff waits for the information he needs to help the Union conquer the enemy forces. But when the time comes, Jeff finds himself up against a very difficult decision. Should he betray the enemy? Or join them?