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The Long Road to Gettysburg

by Murphy, Jim
Publisher: Clarion Books
Issue: Winter 2001
ISBN: 0618051570

Based on actual war journals, The Long Road to Gettysburg offers middle school readers a sophisticated account of how that climactic battle was experienced by two teenage soldiers who fought on opposing sides. Illustrations and maps are included, as is text that explains how the battlefield was put in order before President Lincoln arrived to deliver his famous address.

review of The Long Road to Gettysburg, by Murphy, Jim, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2001).