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.

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.


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