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A ballad of the Civil War

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Twin brothers, nine-year-old sons of a plantation owner, share everything except their different beliefs about slavery. As the political tensions rise in the South and the twins grow up, they are caught between their passions for their causes and their love for one another. When the civil war begins, the twins both go to war to fight each other. Mary Stolz deftly captures the spirit of the times in this emotionally charged story of two brothers growing irrevocably apart. This heart-breaking tale is prompted by a real ballad dating back to the civil war era, that the author learned as a child from her mother.

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Full title ballad of the civil war
Author stolz mary
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Martinez, Sergio, 1937-
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display_description Weary of the war, a Union lieutenant recalls his life with his twin brother on their family's Virginia plantation and the events that led them to fight on different sides in the Civil War.
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publishDate 1997, 1998
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subject_facet Brothers -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Slavery -- Fiction, Slavery. -- Fiction, Twins -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. -- Fiction
title_display A ballad of the Civil War
title_full A ballad of the Civil War / by Mary Stolz ; illustrated by Sergio Martinez
title_short A ballad of the Civil War
topic_facet Brothers, Fiction, Historical fiction, History, Slavery, Twins