Legend Old Abe : A Civil War Eagle
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
40 p. ;
Publisher SummaryShares the story of a Civil War legend, the mascot of the Eighth Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry--an eagle named Old Abe--which rallied its comrades through numerous skirmishes and engagements.
Tells how an eagle caught in Wisconsin as a hatchling became the mascot for the 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and describes his courageous actions during the Civil War.