Indiana Historical Society

Captured! A Boy Trapped in the Civil War

Sale price Price $20.22 Regular price

ISBN: 9780871951885
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Edition:
Publication Date: 2005-09-01
Number of pages: 153
Any used item that originally included an accessory such as an access code, one time use worksheet, cd or dvd, or other one time use accessories may not be guaranteed to be included or valid. By purchasing this item you acknowledge the above statement.

Fourteen-year-old Johnny Ables left his farm one morning in early 1862 to gather wood, riding into danger and adventure he could never have imagined. A desperate group of Confederate soldiers kidnapped Johnny for his horses and wagon. Forced into battle at Fort Donelson, Johnny endured cannon fire and hand-to-hand combat and was stranded freezing, alone, and dazed among wounded and dying men. After a miserably cramped voyage by steamboat and train, Johnny and his kidnappers were marched to Camp Morton Prison in Indianapolis. There, Johnny struggled to survive.

Customer Reviews


MORE FROM THIS COLLECTION