On Enemy Soil: The Journal of James Edmond Pease, a Civil War Union Soldier by Jim MurphyOn Enemy Soil: The Journal of James Edmond Pease, a Civil War Union Soldier by Jim Murphy

On Enemy Soil: The Journal of James Edmond Pease, a Civil War Union Soldier

byJim Murphy

Paperback | September 1, 2012

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American history comes alive with this exciting war journal from an award-winning author!

Ignorant to the bitter realities of military life, James enlists in the Union Army at the dawn of the Civil War. When his lieutenant assigns him to be the company historian of the G Company of the 122nd Regiment, New York Volunteers, he is initially at a loss as to what exactly he is supposed to record. As the days pass, James settles into his role, but he cannot take comfort in it. Through his journal entries, James poignantly captures the terror of battle, the drudgery of day-to-day life in the infantry, the loss of comrades, and the disillusionment of a young soldier.

Jim Murphy is the celebrated author of more than thirty-five books for young readers, most notably Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting and The Great Fire, a Newbery Honor winner. His carefully researched, engaging, and elegantly written nonfiction has garnered the most prestigious awards in the field. He lives in Maplewood, Ne...
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Title:On Enemy Soil: The Journal of James Edmond Pease, a Civil War Union SoldierFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.58 × 5.25 × 0.4 inPublished:September 1, 2012Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545398878

ISBN - 13:9780545398879

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