Civil War Lesson Plans
Civil War Lesson Plans, Civil War Resources, Civil War Images
American Civil War Lesson Plans
Civil War Paintings and Photographs
Purpose: To explore how photography changed our image of war.
The Civil War
The following lesson plan for an upper elementary unit on the Civil War
contains links to other Internet sites that can provide valuable
cross-curricular materials for you and your students.
Literature of the U.S. Civil War
This literature unit, Literature of the U.S. Civil War, is designed to
help fourth and fifth grade students to gain a greater appreciation for
literature through reading novels that integrate with the social studies
Role Playing the Civil War
The purpose of this unit is to provide a frame for the students to use
in evaluating both points of view in the Civil War.
The Civil War Home Page
Fantastic site! Probably the best on the net. American Civil War, maps,
regiments, reenactments, letters, quotes, sounds...they have it all.
Don't miss this one!!
Civil War Image Map
A map that allows you to pick on state of interest and it displays the
American Civil War for that state. Go check it out!!
The Selected Civil War
Photographs Collection, Library of Congress
Contains 1,118 photographs. Most of the images were made under the
supervision of Mathew B. Brady, and include scenes of military
personnel, preparations for battle, and battle after-effects. The
collection also includes portraits of both Confederate and Union
officers, and a selection of enlisted men.
Gettysburg - Unofficial
An excellent site devoted to Gettysburg including activities, places to
visit, images of the battlefield, National Park Service information,
Gettysburg related diaries and much more.