I Survived The Battle of Gettysburg

By Lauren Tarshis

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Written by Lauren Tarshis

Published by Scholastic Press ( February 1, 2003)

ISBN: 978-0545459365

Genre: Historical Fiction

Awards: 2013 Flicker Tale Award


It was 1863 and Thomas and his little sister left the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Looking for North Star and freedom they soon see a Union soldier. Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his base, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Now they don't have to find their way north alone-they're marching with the army.