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During the Civil War, a devoted cow follows her owner when he joins the Union Army and, despite all his efforts to send her home, stays with him and his regiment until the end of the war. Based on a true story. She just won't git! A Union army soldier can't shake his dadblamed cow in this...

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Main Author: Fletcher, Susan, 1951- (Author)
Other Authors: Root, Kimberly Bulcken, (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2007.
Edition:1st ed.
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Main Author:Fletcher, Susan, 1951-
Summary:During the Civil War, a devoted cow follows her owner when he joins the Union Army and, despite all his efforts to send her home, stays with him and his regiment until the end of the war. Based on a true story. She just won't git! A Union army soldier can't shake his dadblamed cow in this uplifting tale based on a true story. "THAT DADBLAMED COW!" She follows her owner into the Union army and then straight on south to fight in the war. She needs unstomped grass to eat, she gets stuck in the mud, and she's just plain DANGEROUS in battle. But this peculiar cow also gives the weary soldiers some surprising comforts. Based on stories and newspaper reports from the Civil War and full of lively illustrations, this is a heartwarming tale of one wonderfully dadblamed PERSISTENT cow.

She just won't git! A Union army soldier can't shake his dadblamed cow in this uplifting tale based on a true story.

"THAT DADBLAMED COW!" She follows her owner into the Union army and then straight on south to fight in the war. She needs unstomped grass to eat, she gets stuck in the mud, and she's just plain DANGEROUS in battle. But this peculiar cow also gives the weary soldiers some surprising comforts. Based on stories and newspaper reports from the Civil War and full of lively illustrations, this is a heartwarming tale of one wonderfully dadblamed PERSISTENT cow.

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Physical Description:1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Awards:Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2008.
ISBN:076362263X (hc. : alk. paper)
9780763622633 (hc. : alk. paper)
Author Notes:

Susan Fletcher, the author of several novels for young readers, says, "I have never spent much time with cows, but I have lived with and adored a variety of dadblamed, headstrong pets." She lives in Wilsonville, Oregon.

Kimberly Bulcken Root says that one of her great-grandfathers was in the Pennsylvania cavalry and another in the Grand Army of the Republic, while other relatives were on the southern side. She lives in Quarryville, Pennsylvania.

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