We found 244 reviewed resources for american civil war maps
US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War
18 mins 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Vicksburg
21 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many consider the 1862 siege at Vicksburg to be the turning point of the American Civil War. Learn more about the necessity of Vicksburg for both the Confederacy and the Union — and the importance of its conquest on July 4, 1862 — with a...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Shiloh
18 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a birds-eye view of the Civil War with an instructive video about the Battle of Shiloh. Paced over the four-day period in which Confederate troops were forced into retreat, the video presents both a strategic and tactical glimpse of...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Chickamauga
22 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One small miscommunication can be extremely costly on the battlefield. The Battle of Chickamauga is a historical example of how the best-laid strategy can be destroyed with a single mistake — in this case, Major General Rosecrans'...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Franklin
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Though not as well known as other battles of the Civil War, the Battle of Franklin resulted in substantial Union gains and enormous Confederate casualties. Learn more about an important battle of 1864 with an animated map video.
The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures
8th - 11th
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Fredericksburg
17 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After the Battle of Fredericksburg, Major General Ambrose Burnside's heavy losses and strategic defeat seemed to spell the end for the Union. See how the battle unfolded with an animated map resource that demonstrates the way General...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Cedar Creek
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The preservation of Civil War era battlefields is an ongoing argument between cities, corporations, and groups like the Civil War Trust. After watching a brief animated analysis of the Battle of Cedar Creek, a video from the Civil War...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Bentonville
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens to a battlefield once the battle is over? The Civil War Trust is dedicated to the preservation of historical battlefields from the Civil War, such as the one in Bentonville, North Carolina. Explore the process of keeping a...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Antietam
15 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest single day of the Civil War — and ended with an arguably inconclusive result. A detailed video takes viewers through the troop movements and military strategy of the Union and the Confederacy...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: First Manassas
6 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Battle of First Manassas, commonly known as the First Battle of Bull Run, was the first major battle of the Civil War, signaling a conflict that would last for many years and take many lives in the process. View an animated map that...
Life During the Civil War for Women and Civilians
6th - 8th
Students follow an overview of the American Civil War from a film, the text and/or teacher direct instruction. They create a timeline with a large map of the U.S. in the 1860's available for student reference as they do the spider activity.
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Entire Civil War
27 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The four years of the Civil War resulted in 620,000 American deaths, which was 2% of the population in 1865 — the equivalent of which would be 6.5 million people in 2016. If you're interested in the Civil War and have 27 minutes to...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: The Overland Campaign
19 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ulysses S. Grant, having been elevated to general-in-chief to the Armies of the United States, began the 1864 Overland Campaign that brought the Civil War to northern Virginia. High schoolers watch an informative video about the campaign...