This is book number 1 in the Guts and Glory series.
A hilarious, accessible, and, most importantly, educational collection of unbelievable but true events and heroes of the Civil War, from the creator of the popular blog, badassoftheweek.com
Heart-stopping charges, dangerous secret operations, fearless spies, and legendary heroes from America's deadliest conflict
From female spies fighting for the Rebel cause to daring cavalry rides deep into enemy territory, American Civil War history is filled with fearless figures and incredible events. This invigorating overview for kids uses colorful facts to entertain readers with stories of the legendary heroes and unlikely but totally true events that make up one of America's most fascinating conflicts. A history buff and Civil War reenactor, Ben Thompson brings the Civil War to life for young historians and reluctant students alike.