The Flag Never Touched The Ground: America's Brave Black Regiment in Battle (True Adventures)
FEATURING EXCITING AND ACCESSIBLE LEARNING RESOURCES, BRINGING THIS INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY TO LIFE THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. 1863. On a cold beach in South Carolina, the soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment are marching into battle. Their mission: to capture the impregnable Fort Wagner. The odds are heavily against them, and the stakes could not be higher - they are one of the first all-Black regiments in the Union Army, and all of America is watching them. Among their ranks is William Harvey Carney. A formerly enslaved man who escaped to the North, he knows what a precious thing freedom is. So when the bugle sounds, and the regimental flag is hoisted high, William charges towards the guns.
Author: Kekla Magoon
Number Of Pages: 144
Release Date: 04-02-2021
Package Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.4 inches