Children for the Union : the war spirit on the northern home front / James Marten.
Author: Marten, James Alan.
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2004.
ISBN: 1566635632 (alk. paper)
Description: 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Children and war United States History 19th century.
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Children.
Contents: A struggle touching all life -- 1. Childhood in antebellum America -- 2. The war culture and northern children -- 3. Family life and the war -- 4. Children, community, and the war effort -- 5. The militarization of northern children -- 6. All quiet along the Potomac.