In The Gray and the Blue, Cartoons illustrate the Southerner’s perspective of the Civil War in this editorialized look at American history. A combination of textbook historical notes and fun visuals aids provides an action-packed yet light-hearted approach to learning about the War Between the States. By using brief, detailed information to portray the battles of Manassas, Shiloh, and Gettysburg, among other, the comic strips highlight the important conflicts from the beginning of the war to Reconstruction. Maps, diagrams, and short profiles of major figures create a thorough study of the subject. This book will intrigue young readers and impress adults with its factual and historical accuracy.
Author, artist, and editorial cartoonist Charles H. Hayes is a life member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Military Order of the Stars and Bars and a board member for the Camp Ford Historical Association. He resides in Tyler, Texas.