Civil War Pathfinder

Websites

1. Camp Life During the Civil War. 1998. 20 June 2010 http://www.kidport.com/reflib/usahistory/CivilWar/CampLife.htm.

  • Learn about housing and meals.

 

2. The Civil War for Kids. 19 October 1999. 20 June 2010 http://www.pocanticohills.org/civilwar/cwar.htm

  • Information compiled by Mrs. Huber's class.

  

3. Corydon Battle Park. 24 June 2010 http://www.corydonbattlepark.com/battle.html

  • Learn about the only Civil War battle to take place in Indiana.

 

4. Food from the Civil War http://www.us-civilwar.com/food.htm 

  • Links to recipes and descriptions of hardtack and more.

 

5. The History Place - US Civil War 1861-1865. 1996. 20 June 2010 http://www.historyplace.com/civilwar/.

  • Timeline: Read brief entries of events between 1860 and 1865.

     

6. Hospitals of the Civil War. 20 June 2010 http://www.kidport.com/reflib/usahistory/CivilWar/Hospitals.htm.

  • Learn how surgeons took care of the sick and wounded.

 

7. Life of a Soldier During the Civil War. 20 June 2010 http://www.kidport.com/reflib/usahistory/CivilWar/Life.htm.

  • See photos and read text to learn how soldiers spent their time.
     

Letters (Primary Sources)

Click the links to read letters from real soldiers during the Civil War.

"My Precious Loulie." Love Letters of the Civil War 

Letters Home from the Civil War 


Search the Library Catalog for books and websites about the Civil War.  To find websites, type Civil War in the "Find" box.  When you see a list of results, click "Websites" on the left side of the screen.

Brainpop Video - Watch this animated video for background information about the Civil War.

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Image from Microsoft Office