Mr. Lincoln's Drummer Boy

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Civil War I read a book called Mr. Lincolnís Drummer. The author is G. Clifton Wisler. It is a historical fiction story. There are a lot of characters in this book but Willie Johnston was the main character. He was born in Vermont and was in the seventh grade. He was called one of the drummer boys. He was only eleven years old and he played the drum really well. He really wanted to …

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…lot of good looks behind the scenes of the Civil War. This book would probably be appropriate for middle school students for several reasons. First, the story is seen through the eyes of a boy that is in the seventh grade and is eleven years old. Second, the book is not very hard to read. The story flows, and it didnít have many slow spots. And last the battle scenes are not really detailed.