This section provides a short description of all the major objects 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.
American Civil War - The conflict between the northern and southern American states that claimed over 600,000 lives between 1861 and 1865.
Dark blue uniform - Worn by soldiers of the Union army.
Dead soldier #1 - The first death Henry sees in the war, and he pleads with it silently to answer questions for him about death.
Yellow package - A package of letters and keepsakes to deliver to the Loud Soldier's family, should he die during the battle.
Battle flag - A flag, which identifies the regiment's designation and origins.
Dead soldier #2 -...
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