Remember Me

Mr. Lincoln's Drummer
Children's - 5th Grade+, Age 10+ 
144 p. ; 
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Eleven-year-old Willie Johnston is the youngest soldier to win the Congressional Medal of Honor. According to this outstanding fictionalized account, Willie got into the Union army Òby accident.Ó His courageous participation in McClellan's Seven Day Campaign on the Virginia Peninsula was no accident however, but the result of tremendous determination. His experiences are typical to those of other young drummer boys who experienced the Civil War firsthand. Wisler's commitment to truth is evident through his extensive research.
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The fascinating, true story of ten-year-old Willie Johnston who, for his courage as a drummer in the Union Army during the Civil War, was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. "Scrupulously researched and overflowing with evocative detail . . . authentic and engaging".--"Kirkus Reviews".
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