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Civil War: Civil War Resources
Information to help students when researching the Civil War.
The U. S. Civil War by Robert Grayson; Red Line Editorial Staff (Contribution by)How did a country once so united split in two? Why did the South feel that the North threatened their traditions and livelihood? Why did the North only want to fight in the South's territory? From the campaign for emancipation to the brutal battlefield, The U.S. Civil War: Why They Fought reveals the motivations behind the U.S. Civil War from all sides. Go beyond names and dates and ask: what were they fight for?
Call Number: 973.1 GRA
Publication Date: 2015-07-01
Civil War Witness by Don Nardo; Kathleen Baxter (Contribution by); Robert L. McConnell (Contribution by); Bob Zeller (Consultant Editor)Mathew Brady recognized that the new art of photography could be more than just a means of capturing people's likenesses in portraits. Beginning with the First Battle of Bull Run in 1861 and continuing through the entire Civil War, Brady and his employees chronicled the long, bloody conflict, bringing images of war directly to the people. Brady knew the photos would create valuable historical records for later generations. More than any other photographer of his generation, Brady understood photography's great potential--and through his influence, he taught others to understand it as well.
Call Number: 973.7 NAR
Publication Date: 2013-07-01
Civil War by Judy Dodge CummingsThis book explores the causes of and events leading to the American Civil War including slavery, Abraham Lincoln's presidential victory, secession, and the Battle of Fort Sumter. Easy-to-read, engaging text discusses major battles and key figures of the war and the technology and weapons used during the war. Through primary source quotes, readers will discover the experiences of soldiers and people on the home front. Readers will learn what impact the Civil War had on US history and the country's development. Oversized photographs and informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Call Number: 973.7 CUM
Publication Date: 2013-08-01
Gettysburg by Jennifer JohnsonThree days of brutal combat come to life through the eyes of Joshua Chamberlain, whose heroic actions helped secure the Union victory, and 15-year-old Tillie Pierce, who tended the wounded in a nearby farmhouse, in this epic recounting of the Civil War's bloodiest battle.
Call Number: 973.7 JOH
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
The Civil War by Bob ReesWhy was the Civil War so important and how did the American people become so divided? Why was the conflict so devastating and how did it affect people on both sides of the conflict? This book seeks to relate the overall events and chronology of the war and shows its impact on everyday lives.