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Under Siege! Meet Lucy McRae And Two Other Young People, Willie Lord And Frederick Grant, All Survivors Of The Civil War S Battle For Vicksburg In 1863, Union Troops Intend To Silence The Cannons Guarding The Mississippi River At Vicksburg Even If They Have To Take The City By Siege To Hasten Surrender, They Are Shelling Vicksburg Night And Day Terrified Townspeople, Including Lucy And Willie, Take Shelter In Caves Enduring Heat, Snakes, And Near Suffocation On The Union Side, Twelve Year Old Frederick Grant Has Come To Visit His Father, General Ulysses S Grant, Only To Find Himself In The Midst Of Battle, Experiencing Firsthand The Horrors Of WarLiving In A Cave Under The Ground For Six Weeks I Do Not Think A Child Could Have Passed Through What I Did And Have Forgotten It Lucy McRae, Age 10, 1863Period Photographs, Engravings, And Maps Extend This Dramatic Story As Award Winning Author Andrea Warren Re Creates One Of The Most Important Civil War Battles Through The Eyes Of Ordinary Townspeople, Officers And Enlisted Men From Both Sides, And, Above All, Three Brave Children Who Were There.


10 thoughts on “Under Siege!

  1. says:

    Andrea Warren did a good job of presenting the war from the memories of three children who survived the siege of Vicksburg When you visit the battlefield memorials at Vicksburg, the experience is both incredibly beautiful and peaceful It s good to be reminded of the long suffering out of which ...


  2. says:

    This is a very well written book on the siege of Vicksburg during the US Civil War The author does a nice job of painting the colorful background of Vicksburg in the 1860 s The reader feels like he is transported back in time as the author describes the noises, smells and society back then She also delves into our countries dark history of slavery and how it was perceived by Vicksburg s residents one interesting note is there were Rebel sharpshooters who were black this unnerved the union s This is a very well written book on the siege of Vicksburg during the US Civil War The author does a nice job of painting the colorful background of Vicksburg in the 1860 s The reader feels like he is transported back in time as the author describes the noises, smells and society back then She also delves into our countries dark history of slavery and how it was perceived by Vicksburg s residents one interesting note is there were Rebel sharpshooters who were black this unnerved the union since they assumed all blacks supported the North Not only does this interesting and informa...


  3. says:

    We hope to take an October road trip down the Mississippi River stopping in Vicksburg, Natchez, and Baton Rouge I thought it would be good to prepare for our visits by reading some books on the area and this one was perfect It was an easy read, written for Young Adults, with photos all good It featured three children, two Confederate sympathizers who lived in Vicksburg through the 47 days of siege and then also Frederick Grant, son of US Grant, who stayed with his father in the Union ...


  4. says:

    This is a very, very fascinating book about the siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War It s told by focusing on three children who were involved in one way or another in the siege One is Lucy, who is ten, and who comes from a rather rich family Another is Willie, who is eleven, and whose father is a minister The last one is Frederick who is twelve and is Ulysses S Grant s son.The book tells what the civilians in the city had to do in order to survive, which was basically dig holes in hill This is a very, very fascinating book about the siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War It s told by focusing on three children who were involved in one way or another in the siege One is Lucy, who is ten, and who comes from a rather rich family Another is Willie, who is eleven, and whose father is a minister The last one is Frederick who is twelve and is Ulysses S Grant s son.The book tells what ...


  5. says:

    This was really interesting, especially for a person who was born 74 miles from Vicksburg and has moved less than 40 miles away This story of the siege of Vicksburg, is told with particular attention to the points of view of three children Lucy McRae, a girl from a wealthy Vicksburg, Willie Lord, the son of a minister in Vicksburg, and Fred Grant,the son of General Grant The siege itself lasted 47 days During the time discussed by book, Fred is shot in a battle, Lu...


  6. says:

    Well written telling of the heart wrenching siege of Vicksburg, focusing on three youngsters two children in the besieged city and General Grant s son Ms Warren effectively portrays the hardships of war on both sides in an age appropriate way She adds little details and asides from primary sources that really make the account come to life The facts are all there, but they are couched in such an interesting narrative that you learn without realizing it, while truly feeling for all those who Well written telling of the heart wrenching siege of Vicksburg, focusing on three youngsters two children in the besieged city and General Grant s son Ms Warren effectively portrays the hardships of war on both sides in an age appropriate way She adds little details and asides from primary sources that really make the account come to life The facts are all there, but they are couched in such an interesting narrative that you learn without reali...


  7. says:

    Fantastic coverage of the battle over Vicksburg during the American Civil War It covers not only the battles and dates, but really concentrates on how several people experienced the siege first hand, concentrating mostly on 3 children Lucy McRae and Willie Lord in Vicksburg, and Frederick Grant son of Ulysses with the Union Army General Grant had to capture Vicksburg for the Union Army to succeed in conquering the South, but the people of Vicksburg were very strong in their support of the S Fantastic coverage of the battle over Vicksburg during the American Civil War It covers not only the battles and dates, but really concentrates on how several people experienced the siege first hand, con...


  8. says:

    Truly fascinating look at the Battle for Vicksburg during the Civil War Warren takes the lives of three children two in Vicksburg and Grant s son with the Union Army and shows how the siege affected them Lots of interesting details about the battle and the siege and lots of photographs and illustrations The story isn t just about the three children though there are details about others who lived in Vicksburg Lots of great information about this pivotal battle during the Civil War I also lo Truly fascinating look at the Battle for Vicksburg during the Civil War Warren takes the lives of three children two in Vicksburg and Grant s son with the Union Army and shows how the siege affected them Lots of interesting details about the battle and the siege and lots of photographs and illustrations The story isn t just about the three children though there are details about others who lived in Vicksburg Lots of great information about this pivotal battle du...


  9. says:

    A great book, and the views of the three children are fascinating Particularly interesting to me were the records of Fred 12 year old Frederick Grant, the son of the famous General Ulysses S Grant who accompanied his father through the battles in Mississippi Although the book title makes it sound like the book will only be about these three children, it actually includes accounts of adults as well, to round out the story This is a brilliant book and I would highly recommend it to teacher A great book, and the views of the three children are fascinating Particularly interesting to me were the records of Fred 12 year old Frederick Grant, the son of the famous General Ulysses S Grant who accompanied his father through the battles in Mississippi Although the book title makes it sound like the book will only be about these three children, it actually includes a...


  10. says:

    Using primary sources and moving narrative, Warren tells the story of Vicksburg from December 1862 through July 1863 Three children s lives are highlighted, two children living in Vicksburg and Fred Grant, the son of the general, who is campaigning with his father It s different times when a 12 year old boy is off fighting a most bloody war with Dad Actually Grant s wife and the younger children were frequently there as well This is compelling nonfiction, easy to read,a story than a Using primary sources and moving narrative, Warren tells the story of Vicksburg from December 1862 through July 1863 Three children s lives are highlighted, two children living in Vicksburg and Fred Grant, the son of the general, who is campaigning with his fa...


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