Explore Civil War Internet Links

Michiana is reading The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara as part of the 2013 One Book, One Michiana program.

The Killer Angels, an historical novel centered around the Civil War, Battle of Gettysburg,  won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and inspired the 1993 motion picture Gettysburg.  Learn more about the Civil War by exploring the following Internet links:

Gettysburg: 

The Civil War Animated: Battle of Gettysburg

Lincoln & the Gettysburg Address

150th Gettysburg: Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau

Civil War and Indiana: 

Civil War Indiana (records, profiles, photographs)

Indiana and the Civil War (records, resources, and photographs from the Indiana Historical Bureau)

Interactive Sites and Games: 

Battles and Casualties of the Civil War, Interactive Map

Civil War Word Search

The History Channel Civil War 150: Videos & Interactive Themes

The Military Channel:  Civil War Quiz

The Military Channel: Could You Have Won the Battle of Gettysburg?  (Simulated Battle of Gettysburg)

Simulation of the American Civil War (includes educational activities worksheets) 

Underground Railroad: The Journey (Choose your own adventure, from National Geographic)

Who Am I? (Match game)

 

Photos, Letters, and Historical Documents: 

Harper’s Weekly Original Civil War Newspapers

“My Precious Loulie…”: Love letters of the Civil War

Research in Military Records: Civil War (National Archives)

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