The Drummer Boy Of Shiloh Summary

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Pow, Boom,ssss that type of sound makes me think about war.That also makes me think about “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” A historical fiction written by Ray Bradbury.
In this story Bradbury tells about a drummer boy on the night before Th the Battle of Shiloh in the Civil War. His name is Joby, the main character in the story.

In the story the general spoke to Joby and said “ Do you know now you’re general of thearmy, when the general’s left behind”? In this part of the story it symbolize Joby and hisdrum because the general wants the men to do right in the war, so he’s counting on
Joby and his drum to do what’s right in the war

Another part of the story when the general was worried about the men because the they had never been in a war.

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that they had never been in a war. "how long you were with us, joby?"
  • Analyzes how the general talks to joby about what he have to do to get the job.
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