This web site journal presents the battle of gettysburg july 1-3, 1863 and its aftermath in the words of the men from winona county's company k who were at the center of this significant battle of the civil war.
Letters describing the battles of gettysburg and vicksburg in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of two major civil war battles, gettysburg and vicksburg, the library digitized the letters below, which contain some descriptions of the battles diary entries: wednesday, july 1, 1863. A journal kept by miss minnie e streeter of fowler, st lawrence county, new york, with sporadic entries from 11 december 1864 to 13 april 1866 there is some mention of war-related events, most notably in a long initial entry devoted to her fiancée, killed in action in 1864.
Bringing peace after destruction: civil war era monuments and the memory of the us-dakota war of 1862 summering with confederate statues editor’s note: september 2018 issue. September 13, 2013 journal entry 1 1 in your journal, write the eight areas of the self-assessment and record your scores for each as follows: 60 1 accepting personal responsibility 68 2 discovering self-motivation 68 3. Union soldier in the 110th new york infantry regiment from pulaski (oswego co), ny whitney's civil war diary concerns camp life religion in the army the participation of the 110th regiment in the siege of port hudson, la, in 1863 and whitney's service as a guard at fort jefferson, a prison for confederates in the dry tortugas, fla, 1864, including a description of the arrival of four civilian prisoners convicted of conspiring to assassinate president abraham lincoln. The diary of a union soldier (1862) elisha hunt rhodes (1842–1917) was a boy when he enlisted as a private in the 2nd rhode island volunteers he was a man and the colonel in charge of the regiment when it was disbanded in july 1865.
The civil war was a war fought between the northern and southern states of the us it was a battle about disagreements between the north and south states that took place all over the us it was a battle about disagreements between the north and south states that took place all over the us. He'll imagine being a soldier in the war, and he'll write a journal entry about a soldier's experience to add to the challenge, he'll need to use all the terms in the box if he needs help defining the terms, have him complete a civil war vocab match-up. Letters and diaries of soldiers and civilians please note: these primary sources retain the wording, spelling, punctuation, and lack of punctuation as written by the eyewitnesses of the battle of antietam and those who experienced its aftermath.
Garold l cole, civil war eyewitnesses: an annotated bibliography of books and articles, 1986-1996, vol 2 (columbia: university of south carolina press, 2000) kate cumming, kate: the journal of a confederate nurse, ed richard barksdale harwell (baton rouge: louisiana state university press, 1998.
Here is a writing activity to review terms and concepts from the civil war era your child will imagine being a soldier in the war and write a journal entry.
Teachers: this handout contains excerpts of eyewitness accounts, diary entries, and letters for you to read to your students or to assign to your students as an independent reading activity afterwards, have the students imagine that they are civil war soldiers or civilians have them compose their own journal entries or letters to loved ones. Civil war journal entry march 20,1865 dear diary, let me describe myself i am tom smith , a white man soldier currently working for the confederates i am tom smith , a white man soldier currently working for the confederates.