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By the Sword: A Yound Man Meets War

Author: Castrovilla  Selene
Publisher: Calkins Creek
Subject/Category: 3-7
Year Reviewed:: 2008
ISBN: 9781590784273
Review: A fictionalized account of the memoirs of Benjamin Tallmadge, a school teacher who felt compelled to join Washington's army at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. This is a lavishly illustrated picture book. Oil on canvas paintings by Bill Farnsworth, a timeline and additional resources make this book a nice addition to any collection.

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