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History Highlight - The Civil War

Today's History Highlight takes us to the Civil War. Check out these resources and get hands-on with history.

Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War
Allen, Thomas B.
Reveals how President Lincoln's appreciation for the power of technology played a critical role in the North's Civil War victory over the less developed South, and discusses the specific technologies used by the North in the war.

I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
Tarshis, Lauren
Witnessing the harrowing events of the Civil War from the sidelines, eleven-year-old Henry endures the most grueling challenges of his life throughout a hot July week when he becomes inadvertently involved in the historic battle.

Hope's Gift
Lyons, Kelly Starling
A runaway slave during the Civil War, Hope's father returns after the Emancipation Proclamation as a member of the U.S. Colored Troops.