The Home Front
The American Civil War affected more than just the soldiers on the battlefield—families, businesses, and schools all felt the influence of the terrible conflict. Using a variety of perspectives to introduce readers to a country at war, this volume will engage readers while providing essential, factual information. Readers will discover this often-overlooked side of war, including cities and farms, and the lives of those on the Union and those on the Confederate sides. Historical illustrations, maps, and critical thinking questions accompany detailed descriptions and bonus facts—the accessible content will fascinate readers with an in-depth look into US history.