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HEROES AND HEROINES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (Series)

THE MAN WHO LOVED THE FLAG

by Idella Bodie

A concise biography for elementary-school students of Sergeant William Jasper, one of South Carolina's Revolutionary War heroes.  As British guns shelled the little palmetto fort of Sullivanís Island known as Fort Moultrie, enemy fire broke the flag pole causing it to fall outside of the fort. Sergeant William Jasper leapt over the wall and saved the flag as cannons boomed and rifle fire showered around him. The blue flag , with the added palmetto tree design, has since served as the South Carolina state flag.   

 

 

 

44 pages. 1997. Reading level: Ages 9-12

ISBN 13: 978-0-87844-135-8/ISBN 10: 0-87844-135-2

Softcover  $9.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

More books by Idella Bodie

Brave Black Patriots
Carolina Girl
The Courageous Patriot
The Fighting Gamecock
Ghost in the Capitol 
Ghost Tales for Retelling
Heroines of the American Revolution
Light Horse Harry  
The Man Who Loved the Flag
The Mystery of Edisto Island
The Mystery of The Pirateís Treasure
The Old Wagoner
Quaker Commander
The Revolutionary Swamp Fox
The Secret Message 
The Secret of Telfair Inn
South Carolina Women
Spunky Revolutionary War Heroine
Stranded!
Trouble at Star Fort
Whopper
Whopper Teacherís Guide
The Wizard Owl

 

 

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