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U.S. History Topics » Wars » Civil War

The Civil War through a Child's Eye

is a lesson plan that uses historical fiction and primary sources to expand students' perceptions of the Civil War era. Photos, non-fiction, and literature (Paul Fleischman's "Bull Run") help students see this era from a child's perspective. (Library of Congress)

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[Portrait of boy soldier]. Morris Gallery of the Cumberland, Nashville, Tenn., photographer. [between 1860 and 1865, re-photographed 1961]

Portrait of boy soldier

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