A Sweet-Sounding Place by Nancy Johnson
A Civil War Story

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Moses is found as an infant next to his dying mother, an escaped slave, and is brought to Boston and raised with a baker's family. He grows to be a willful teenager, and after his uncle enlists in the 54th Massachusetts Regiment—the first and most famous black Civil War regiment—Moses is keen on following him to war, hoping to serve his country and find out about his mother.

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Nancy Johnson is a health social scientist who consults on qualitative research design, data collection, and analysis as well as the development of health and social science-related manuscripts.
Published September 18, 2007 by Down East Books. 160 pages
Genres: Travel, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Against the wishes of his Uncle Daniel and Aunt Ruth, 16-year-old Moses Morning runs off from his Boston home to join the newly formed 54th Massachusetts Regiment of black volunteers.

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