Red cap g clifton wisler

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Red Cap by G. Clifton Wisler

R.J. thought that war would be the ultimate adventure--until he was in the middle of it.

In 1862, thirteen-year-old Ransom J. Powell lies about his age and joins the Union Army as a drummer boy. At first, he is thrilled to be defending his country, but by the time he has been in his first skirmish he sees war for the brutal horror that it is. Then he and his regiment are captured and taken to Camp Sumter, a Confederate prison. With its disease and cruel guards, Camp Sumter is worse than any battlefield, and Ransom watches is friends die one by one. Will he be next?

A sober but important contribution to the growing number of Civil War novels.--Booklist

Vibrant characters and realistic war and prison scenes combine to make [this] a compelling book.--School Library Journal
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G. Clifton Wisler

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In , thirteen-year-old Ransom J. Powell lies about his age and joins the Union Army as a drummer boy. At first, he is thrilled to be defending his country, but by the time he has been in his first skirmish he sees war for the brutal horror that it is. Then he and his regiment are captured and taken to Camp Sumter, a Confederate prison. With its disease and cruel guards, Camp Sumter is worse than any battlefield, and Ransom watches is friends die one by one. Will he be next?

Start by marking “Red Cap” as Want to Read: In , thirteen-year-old Ransom J. Powell lies about his age and joins the Union Army as a drummer boy. G. Clifton Wisler (born ) is the author of more than sixty-three books, many of them are historical fiction for young adults.
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At a Confederate prison camp, a Union drummer boy refuses a chance for release and smuggles food to his comrades until he is accused of spying. Clifton Wisler is the author of more than sixty-three books, many of them historical fiction for young adults. His ability to bring history alive in accessible and engaging ways make him a popular author for young readers. Wisler lives in Plano, Texas, where he continues to work on his doctoral dissertation on the history of the Ninth Texas Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. These vivid historical novels each center on an imperiled male protagonist: in the first, a year-old lies about his age to enlist in the Union Army, while The Raid brings danger for year-old Lige when his brother is kidnapped in an Indian attack. Ages up. Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.

Clifton Wisler in by Lodestar Books. It was published again in by Puffin Books. The book takes placed during the American Civil War in Ransom J. Powell, a boy who lives in Frostburg, Maryland , decides to join the Union Army against his parent's will. He manages to convince people that he's 15, though he is small for his age of

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