Few wars have been fought out by each side with greater intensity of conviction in the rightness of its cause or with more abundant personal heroism than the War Between the States. The story begins with a great responsibility falling on Vincent Wingfield, the teenage son of a widowed Virginia plantation owner. Vincent must decide what course of action he should take when a problem arises on the plantation.
Unlike many stories of this American war, Mr. Henty brings to it a European viewpoint which differs drastically from the current views on the nature and reasons for this struggle. Henty’s "With Lee in Virginia" will introduce the reader to many of the famous battles of the 1860's along with learning much about the character of Robert E. Lee and his lieutenants.
With Lee in Virginia
Publisher: PrestonSpeed Publications
Author: G. A. Henty
Age: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, adult
Grade: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Topic: Literature, Historical Fiction