DIRECTIONS FOR DOING THIS BATTLE STUDY:
1. The purpose of this activity is to
demonstrate the wide-spread nature of the Civil War, find out about its
leaders, the importance for each opposing side, and the number of
casualties. Another purpose of this activity is to find out which
battlefields have been preserved, and why this is important.
2. Use an Internet Resource (from the Battles
Hotlist) to find the answers about each battle.
3. For each battle, complete a table of data,
4. The data table includes: Battle Name;
Dates; Casualties (deaths) on both sides; Southern Leader; Northern
Leader; Location; Results & Significance.
5. Find Civil War National Battlefield and
cemeteries using Internet resources, and/or book resources, and list
them, with any special descriptive details.
6. Write a one-page essay why you think that
Civil War Battlefields should be preserved.
National Park Service Civil War Battles by State
Son of the South: Civil War Battles