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Item - At Battle in the Civil War

Series: You Choose: Interactive Battlefield Adventures — no. 1
Platform: Kindle
Author: Lassieur, A(llison) L.
Date: February 1, 2015
ISBNs: 1491421495 / 9781491421499 (library binding)
1491423919 / 9781491423912
Length: 112 pages
User Summary: Three main story paths: the battle at Shiloh, the battle at Chattanooga and several different engagements with cavalry. Six sub-choices, being either Union or Confederate infantry, artillery or cavalry.
Dtar's Thoughts: This book brings a lot of technology to the story, with training exercises for the infantry and artillery that give interesting information about the rifles and cannons of the age and how they were used. Also noteworthy is that the motivations of the soldiers are explored to a certain extent, with Confederates expressing their preference for states rights over laws imposed by the federal government. The cavalry engagements are much more wide ranging than the infantry and artillery ones, which are fixed in one particular battle. The cavalry engagements provide a good variety of locations and missions, which provides a needed break from the limited nature of those of the infantry and artillery.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Dtar for the plot summary.

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