Charley Skedaddle

By Beatty, Patricia

Publishers Summary:
During the Civil War, a twelve-year-old Bowery Boy from New York City joins the Union Army as a drummer, deserts during a battle in Virginia, and encounters a hostile old mountain woman.

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ISBN
978-0-68806-687-1
Publisher
New York : Morrow, c1987.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 1987

Gr 5-8 Twelve-year-old Charley Quinn loves the excitement and the gang fighting that are part of his life in New York City's Bowery in 1864. When his sister's fiance threatens to send him to an orphanage, Charley runs off with Union army enlistees and is taken on in Virginia as a drummer boy. Filled with the glory of war and a desire to avenge his brother's death at Gettysburg, Charley is a perfect soldier until his regiment does its first fighting at the Battle of the Wilderness. Charley shoots a ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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