With an eye on the calendar and the ten-month march of a school year, here are you ten successful classroom strategies that have been utilized in teaching the American Civil War. By James A. Percoco Civil War Trust


This activity helps students understand how the Union’s “March to the Sea” was one of the more controversial aspects of the later phases of the Civil War. Sent by Ulysses S. Grant to “create havoc and destruction of all resources that would be beneficial to the enemy,” Sherman began his “Atlanta Campaign” in May 1864.