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Mark recommends The Fiery Trial and explains it's importance in the Civil War

Shenandoah Trailer: Leah says, "The movie Shenandoah was good because it is from the point of view from a man that doesn’t want to get involved in the war, but because his son gets captured he has no choice."

Gone With the Wind (1939): Leah chose this Civil War classic because it was from the southern point of view and it centered on a woman's perspective.

The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans This book examines both sides in the war. It tells about what they did and how each side did it.

When Johnny comes marching home: Leah chose this song as one of the most recognized songs of the Civil War because when you listen to the lyrics, it tells about how happy everyone was when Jonny came home. It just gives you a feeling of what it was like for a loved one to return home.

5th Grade - Ms. Melville / Revolutionary War Essay Links

Revolutionary War topics and brainstorming for 5th grade research project

Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam Leah likes this book because it also shows the war from both sides. But what sets it apart is that it about one day, one battle.