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Civil War Leaders


Recognize military and nonmilitary leaders from the North and South during Civil War (i.e., Frederick Douglass, Clara Barton, Chief Justice Roger Taney, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis). 5.5.2

Links verified 9/17/2014

  1. Belle Boyd - One of the most famous of Confederate spies
  2. Civil War Biographies - Many names and info on people during the Civil War
  3. Civil War for kids - short biographies of Civil War leaders, images of other leaders, links to other Civil War Sites
  4. The Civil War - The Valley of the Shadow - The Valley of the Shadow Project takes two communities, one Northern and one Southern, through the experience of the American Civil War. The project is a hypermedia archive of thousands of sources for the period before, during, and after the Civil War.
  5. Important People from the Civil War Era - links to allow students to complete a history research project
  6. Important People of the Civil War - from the history archive at Ohio State University

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