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With Lee in Virginia [Paperback]

By G. A. Henty & George Browne (Illustrator)
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Readers are rediscovering G. A. Henty, the prolific 19th century author of historical adventures, whom George Grant calls "a Victorian literary phenomenon." With Lee in Virginia introduces us to young Vincent Wingfield. Not yet 16, and back in virgina after four years in England, Vincent finds conditions in the South and the country unsettled. Before long, war breaks out between the states and Vincent goes to fight for the South. Henty's gripping story weaves Vincent's adventures with real life events and people of the war, teaching history as it entertains. Admiring of the South, but by no means downplaying the evils slavery wrought, Henty makes a valuable contribution to the field of children's literature with this rousing story that gives today's children a new perspective on the War Between the States. This book includes a Build Your Vocabulary Glossary for quick look up of words children may not know.

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The book introduces the reader to young Vincent Wingfield. Not yet 16, and back in Virginia after four years in England, Vincent finds unsettled conditions in the South. Before long, war breaks out and Vincent goes to fight for the Confederacy. Henty's gripping story weaves Vincent's fictional adventures with the real life events of the Civil War.

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Studio: Applewood Books
Pages   410
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.25" Width: 5.5" Height: 7.5"
Weight:   1.05 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2001
Grade Level  Middle School  
ISBN  0965273555  
ISBN13  9780965273558  

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NOT about the real American Civil War  Nov 21, 2006
This book was not exciting, nor is it realistic of antebellum life in Virginia. From the title, you would think that the book would be about the War Between the States and about Robert E. Lee. It is neither. It is what an Englishman thinks it might have been like to be in the South before the war begins, but he doesn't know. The research, if there was any research, was not done well. Because most of the book takes place away from any battles, it is a very tedious, boring, and painful book to read. There are much better books to describe life as it was in the war, such as Across Five Aprils or The Red Badge of Courage. If you want good books from a Southern perspective, I recommend Iron Scouts of the Confederacy (for historical fiction) or The History of the Confederate States. I asked my kids to read this book for history, and when they complained, I read it myself. I'm sorry that I ever put them through this, and I will check more carefully the next time I think about asking them to read a book by G.A. Henty.
Wonderful history lesson of the Civil War  Mar 27, 2001
An extra bonus in this Henty book is that it includes both the English preface and the American one, which Henty wrote to the `lads' who would read this book. In With Lee in Virginia Vincent Wingfield is the main character, one who lives on a plantation run by slaves, but who is strongly against being cruel to slaves. When he clashes with the overseer over Pearson having whipped a slave, Vincent never imagines it will cause such trouble. Soon, though, Vincent gets involved in the fate of the slave he saved, Tony. Will Vincent be able to help the man escape from the wicked Jackson? What about Tony's wife, who Jackson is selling for revenge? This book draws you right in plantation life in the 18hundreds, you will feel happy with the knowledge that `your' slaves are safe, and will never even consider that you are doing wrong by keeping slaves. Vincent enlists as a volunteer after Virginia secedes and accomplishes many deeds of bravery. This is just another in a long line of thrilling books writing by George Alfred Henty, don't miss reading a single one!!!
Superb!  Apr 18, 2000
This book is definitely one of Mr. Henty's masterpieces. It gives a clear view of the South's situation and why the Civil War was fought. I highly enjoyed this book, both for its content and the way history is mingled with a gripping plot. I can't tell you too much because I might spoil it, but it is about a young Southern man who joins the Confederate army and distinguises himself through his many adventures.
Exciting and engaging, I couldn't put it down.  Dec 3, 1998
I really loved this book written from a rare Confederate view point. The author beautifully portrayed virtues such as honor and courage in the young hero, Vincent. They say these books are written for teenage boys, but I'm a twelve year old girl and I couldn't put down the book for three days. It is probably won of the most exciting books I've ever read.

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