Civil War Stories
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- **Love Letter to Clara (The Battle of Bull Run) by Aimee Stout
- Mercy at Appomattox--A story about the surrender of General Lee at Appomattox (Story by Kimberly Shaffer)
- **Michigan Men at Gettysburg--An account of Michigan men who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (Story by Pam Rutledge, Links by Valerie Huggler)
- **Rebels are Comin' (Story and Links by Micelle Boehm)
- What's All the Excitement About?--An account
of the first shots heard of the Civil War (Story by Tabi
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- An Adventure of Moses -- A story about Harriet Tubman's flight to freedom (Story by Sandy Streit).
- Barbara Fritchie--A woman stands for her country's flag in the face of Stonewall Jackson (Story by Jim Spaulding).
- **Clara Barton (Story and Links by Julie Palmer)
- Help in the Time of Need (Harriet Jacobs)--Harriet Jacobs, a former slave, helps bring needed supplies and attention to the sick and dying (Story by Gerald Burkett)
- **Into the Jaws of Death--a story about a soldier whose life is saved by a nurse named Nelly M. Chase (Story by Angie Toms, Links by Ann Ruegsegger)
- Jennie Wade--A sad story about the only Gettysburg resident to die during Gettysburg (Story by Rebecca Wine)
- A Slave to Marriage A slave girl marries a farmer (Story by Cheri Wiley)
- A Southern Spy (Rose O'Neal Greenhow)--The story of a woman spy that helped the South win the Battle of Bull Run (Story by Krista Keesling)
- Susies Secret-A little slave girl learns to
read (Story by Janie Barrett)
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Generals and Soldiers:
- **Three Cigars A story of Private Barton Mitchell and the Battle of Antietam story and links by Brooke Tyler Higgins
- **A Contribution of Confusion (Civil War General Stonewall Jackson) Story and Links by Jessica Patton and Nick Mariano
- Dearest Amanda. . . - A short story based on a letter from teamster Alonzo Swift to his family in New York (Story by Nadine Tomsa)
- The Great Locomotive Chase --The story of Andrews' Raiders, union soldiers who captured a Confederate locomotive during the Civil War (Story by Adria Andrews)
- **Life at Andersonville: The Story of John Ransom (Story and Links by Margaret Burgess)
- **The Little Hero--The story of a 12 year boy who becomes a hero during an intense battle (Story by Nicole Hernandez, Links by Michele Schafer)
- Too Brave to Die--a story about Sam Davis, a
young confederate scout in the Civil War, who gave his life for the Confederate
cause (Story by Bonnie Kuvshinikov)
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Tragedy and Triumph:
- An Artist on an Important Mission--An artist brings the Civil War through his drawings to the American people (Story by Cyndi Thompson ).
- Brother vs. Brother--A story of two brothers on opposing sides during the Civil War (Story by Jim Spaulding).
- Burning Bales--A description of cotton farmers keeping their products from the Yankees (Story by Denise Kurtz)
- Looney's Tavern: The Aftermath--a story about two brothers who are Yankee sympathizers from Alabama and in danger (Story by Melissa Armitage)
- **The Story of Kaleb Smith (Story and Links by Chris Levrette)
- **The Warehouse--Young Abe Lincoln visits a
warehouse that would change his life forever (Story by Stacey Wires, Links by
Nellie Rae Mick)
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Civil War: Letters From a Teamster Never before published letters, pictures, and documents from a teamster with the Union Army in the South during the Civil War. Research and web pages by Nadine Tomsa.return to menu
- Civil War lesson plan Unit plan for Civil War.
- Letters from the Civil War A Fifth Grade lesson plan for the Civil War.
- Civil War Gallery Lesson ideas for the Civil War.
- Civil War System Search for Civil War battles, soldiers and information.
- Civil War Poetry and Music
- Memoirs of the Civil War Letters, diary entries and other papers of the Civil War.
- American Civil War Links, resources and articles about the Civil War.
- United States Civil War Center Database, information and links for the Civil War.
- The Civil War Page Great page with timeline, battles, places, music and documents from the Civil War.
- The American Civil War HomepageGobs of links and information about the Civil War.
- Another American Civil War Page Amazing links for the Civil War.
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