Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War
By Jim Murphy
Paperback; 110 pages
1992 ALA Best Book for Young Adults
The Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, 1990
This book gives a detailed account of the involvement of boys in the Civil War. It follows boys as young as twelve as they go off to war, join the armies, survive daily life as soldiers, and even sacrifice their lives fighting for their cause.