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The Legend of Old Abe: A Civil War Eagle

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 7 Ratings and 4 Reviews

Book Description
During the Civil War, it was not uncommon for Army units to have mascots to lift spirits and build loyalty among the soldiers. One of the most famous mascots was Old Abe, a remarkable eagle from Wisconsin. Named in honor of President Lincoln, the eagle became the mascot of the Eighth Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Old Abe was beloved by foot soldiers and officers alike. He made them... More
Book Information
PublisherSleeping Bear Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-101585362328
ISBN-13978-1585362325
Publication Date07/20/2006
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About Dandi Daley Mackall (Author) : I write books for every age, and I suppose I'm ADD of writers because I'm interested in everything. I write horse books, like Winnie the Horse Gentler series and Horse Files. But I have a new line of ... more
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About Kathy-jo Wargin (Author) : Kathy-jo Wargin is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Kathy-jo Wargin include L Is For Lincoln: An Illinois Alphabet (Discover America State by State), P Is for P... more
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About Laurie Caple (Illustrator) : Laurie Caple is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Laurie Caple include Giant Sea Reptiles of the Dinosaur Age, The Legend of Old Abe: A Civil ... more
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