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The Civil War


Illustrations, posters, military documents and personal letters bring to life the thoughts and actions of Lincoln, Jackson, Grant and Lee, and the “Billy Yanks” and “Johnny Rebs” who fought under them. Add history and color to your classroom with the Confederate recruiting notice, the Union recruiting poster and Civil War photographs. Historian: David Johnson. The contents of this Jackdaw feature:

  • Slavery and “Sesech”
  • Billy Yank and Johnny Reb
  • The Two Presidents
  • Grant and Lee
  • Gains and Losses
Historical Documents
  • Letter from Lieutenant George Herbert of the Union artillery, to his brother.
  • Recruiting notice for local volunteers, Charleston, 1862.
  • Extract from General Robert E. Lee’s Special Orders to his commanders, September 9, 1862.
  • Letter from George Herbert, dated November 26, 1862, criticizing his superior officers.
  • President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863, which freed slaves in rebel areas.
  • Pages from the Richmond Daily Dispatch, June 5, 1863, giving a picture of life in the war-time Confederacy.
  • A message from Confederate General Howell Cobb to Gov. Brown of Georgia after Sherman’s men set fire to Atlanta.
  • “Our Union Defenders” — a patriotic poster to encourage volunteers to join the Union Army.
  • The Civil War in photographs.
Study Guide / Lesson Plan – Reproducible Activities

Price: $69.50



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