A broad overview of the Civil War summarizing the events of the Civil War.
Harriet Tubman, secret agent : how daring slaves and free Blacks spied for the Union during the Civil War
by Thomas B. Allen
A story of Harriet Tubman, conductor of the underground railroad and how she helped Northern troops by tapping into a group of ex-slaves working in the South and passing information on to the Union forces.
Life Goes On: The Civil War at Home 1861-1865
by James R. Arnold
A great introduction to the study of the Civil War. Covers the difficult explanation as to the causes of the war.
Mr. Lincoln's high-tech war : how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, iron-clads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil Wa
by Thomas B. Allen
From the use of railroads to rapid fire guns, Lincoln was a technology wizard of his time. A must read as it relates to the study of the Civil War, military history, and technology.
A Wisconsin boy in Dixie : Civil War letters of James K. Newton
by James King Newton
With the 3rd Wisconsin Badgers : the living experience of the Civil War through the journals of Van R. Willard
by Van R. Willard
Civil War Songs from the Western Border: Volume II, Rebel in the Woods
Projects & Pictures
Civil War DVD
by Ken Burns
A documentary of the Civil War. Reconstruction of the war with battlefield maps and biographies of well known generals and the typical soldiers.
Great Civil War Projects You Can Build Yourself
by Maxine Anderson
From authentic food, such as cornbread to the technology used on the battlefield: telegraph, pin hole camera. These activities will give a hands on activity to apply what was learned.
Photo by Brady : A Picture of the Civil War
by Jennifer Armstrong
A perspective of the war through pictures. This book covers the war in pictures with notes and biography.