Unfolding The Civil War

Richie Moreno



The student page contains the hook only. It is intended to spark interest in the topic and lead students to ask questions or make predictions.

  • Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a soldier in The Civil War?
  • What would it be like to be in a Civil War battlefield?
  • How could we learn more about the life of a Civil War soldier?

Click on the link below to view a PowerPoint presentation.  Pay close attention to the battlefield paintings.  Imagine being inside the paintings.

Images From Civil War Battlefields

  • What kinds of obstacles did a Civil War soldier have to overcome?

  • How does this style of fighting compare to the ways wars are fought today?

  • Did any one image stand out?  Any one person?