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Rifles for Watie

by Harold Keith

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wars, 1862-1865,
  • Child soldiers,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • History,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    The story of Jeff Bussey, a farm boy living in 1861, who joins the Union army and goes on an important mission to discover how Stand Watie and his Confederate Cherokee Rebels are receiving repeating rifles from northern manufacturers.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Harold Keith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.K255 Ri 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 332 p. :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24955352M
    ISBN 10006447030X, 0690701810
    ISBN 109780064470308, 9780690701814
    LC Control Number57010280
    OCLC/WorldCa36928460

    Start studying Rifles for Watie. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Rifles for Watie () by Harold Keith. Harold Keith grew up near the Cherokee country he describes in Rifles for Watie.A native Oklahoman, he was edu-cated at Northwestern State Teachers College at Alva and at the University of :

    This Study Guide consists of approximately 82 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Rifles for Watie. Harold Verne Keith, the son of Malcolm Arrowwood and Arlyn Kee Keith, was born on April 8, , in Lambert. This Rifles for Watie study guide (Grades ) is designed to be used with the novel Rifles for Waite by Harold Keith, which is NOT included and must be obtained separately. It includes six units. Unit worksheets include multiple days' worth of activities, with each set focusing on a single topic: enrichment/writing, comprehension, vocabulary Brand: Total Language Plus.

    Name of Book: Rifles for Watie. Author: Harold Keith. Illustrator: None. Publisher: Harper Trophy. ISBN: Audience: Ages 9-up. Summary: Jefferson Davis Bussey (Jeff) is a sixteen year old living in Kansas in when the Civil War begins. After his family farm is attacked by Bushwhackers from Missouri, Jeff goes and enlists in the Union Army. Rifles for Watie was named an ALA Notable Children's Book and won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Believable characters and vivid battle scenes burst from the pages of history with narrator Tom Stechschulte's dramatic performance.


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Repeating rifles, invented by Christopher Miner Spencer, got into the war late but they got in. The plot is wholly fictional. I know of no attempt by General Watie to secure repeating rifles. I found it necessary to alter the lives of Generals Watie and James G.

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Rifles for Watie is a historical fiction book written by Harold Keith. The book is about Jeff Bussey and his struggles in fighting in the war while also seeing both sides of it. In the country south of Kansas there was dread in the air; and the name, Stand Watie, was on every single person in the war's tongue/5.

About the author () Harold Keith grew up near the Cherokee country he describes in Rifles for Watie.A native Oklahoman, he was edu-cated at 4/5(16).

Rifles for Watie was named an ALA Notable Children’s Book and won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Believable characters and vivid battle scenes burst from the pages of history with narrator Tom Stechschulte’s dramatic performance.

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