This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Ulysses Grant - Born in 1822, this character was the son of a strict father who believed in the need for education. Though he had no personal ambitions toward a military life, his father applied to West Point in his son's name.
General Sherman - A commander under Grant, this character was in charge of a famous march to the sea.
General Scott - This character was careful about appearances and tended to have plans written and ready to be distributed when faced with any military situation. He was very interested in...
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