Grade 8
A Closer Look
  The Rebuilding of Richmond
(Use with pp. 380-381.)

Use the Internet to learn more about Civil War battles and their aftermaths.

Selected Civil War Photographs
This site from the Library of Congress features a pictorial timeline of the Civil War. Most of the photographs were taken by Mathew Brady, the famous photographer whose images reflect the horror and tragedy of the conflict.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/cwphome.html

Richmond National Battlefield
Richmond, Virginia was the capital city of the Confederate States of America and a symbol of the South's secession from the Union. This site from the National Park Service details the significance of Richmond in the Civil War through descriptions, photographs, and a timeline of events.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/cwphome.html

 


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