Resources - Grades 4-5 - Civil War
- The American Civil War Homepage
Lots of resources and information.
Provides a very comprehensive source of Civil War related information, which can be utilized as research source material. The target reader is the student doing research during K-12 Civil War History blocks, the College and University American History requirements, and the Civil War buff.
- Civil War for Kids (Elementary)
The students in Mrs. Huber's class at Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, NY learned about the Civil War and made a timeline of important events from 1860 to 1865. The bar graphs contain data about the North and the South in 1861. They looked at Civil War battle victories, used mapping skills to examine the nation in detail and made both Confederate and Union flags. They have drawings of uniforms, short biographies of leaders, links to other sites, and activity sheets.
- The Civil War Lesson Plan
Lesson plan and resources.
- Civil War Maps - American Memory from the Library of Congress
Contains items from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Library of Virginia, and the Virginia Historical Society. This presentation contains approximately 2,240 Civil War maps and charts and 76 atlases and sketchbooks that are held within the Geography and Map Division, 200 maps from the Library of Virginia, and 400 maps from the Virginia Historical Society. The maps, charts, and atlases depict battles, troop positions and movements, engagements, and fortifications. Also included are reconnaissance maps, sketch maps, coastal charts, and theater of war maps.
- Civil War Net
This is a very large collection of well-organized links to people, battles, and documents, including letters and diaries of those connected to the Civil War. Also includes reenactment photos and links to many original photos.
- Civil War: Women & the Home Front
Opportunities to read diaries, documents, and letters revealing women’s lives and experiences during the Civil War. Includes links to great historical photos.
Our goal is to be an unparalleled site with superior quality graphics and a more extensive source of information about the Civil War presented anywhere on the Internet and to be a resource to students of all ages about the history of the American Civil War.
This site is dedicated to examining the Civil War through the Smithsonian Institution's extensive and manifold collections.
- The History Place - The U.S. Civil War 1861-1865
A timeline of Civil War events.
- Underground Railroad (National Geographic)
You are a slave in the South before the Civil War. Should you risk escape with Harriet Tubman's help through the Underground Railroad to Canada? Now you must choose.
- The Valley of the Shadow
Two communities in the American Civil War including thousands of letters, diaries, newspapers, etc.