Shots fired at Fort Sumter Civil War breaks out! by Wendy Vierow

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Published by PowerKids Press/Rosen Pub. Group in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.),
  • Charleston (S.C.),
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) -- Siege, 1861 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) -- Siege, 1861.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.

About the Edition

Describes the events leading up to South Carolina"s secession from the Union and the firing on Fort Sumter that led to the beginning of the Civil War.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementWendy Vierow.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesHeadlines from history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE471.1 .V54 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939103M
ISBN 100823962202
LC Control Number2001005468
OCLC/WorldCa47989799

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