While the Civil War Was Going On

American Historical Fiction

 

 

 

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Author/Title

Date Pub

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Patrick, Denise Lewis.   The Adventures of Midnight Son
After his parents help him escape from slavery on a cotton plantation, thirteen-year-old Midnight finds freedom in Mexico and becomes a cowboy on a cattle drive to Kansas.

1997

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Holland, Isabelle.   Behind the Lines
During the New York draft riots of 1863, a young Irish Catholic girl helps an African American escape from an angry mob.

1994

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O’Dell, Scott.   Sing Down the Moon
A young Navajo girl recounts the events of 1864 when her tribe was forced to march to Fort Sumner as prisoners of the white soldiers.

1970