Publisher description for War, terrible war / Joy Hakim.
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Some people called it a Civil War, but there was nothing civil about it. Others said it was the War between the States, which was descriptive, though mild-sounding. But when Abraham Lincoln said it was a war to give the nation "a new birth of freedom," he spoke its purpose.
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.