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The Civil War. A Film by Ken Burns
Images of the Civil War
The Film, Past and Present
The War
The Filmmakers
In the Classroom
Using the Series
Classroom Activities
Civil War in Your Town


U.S.S. Galena The resources in this section were compiled to assist educators and students as they study the Civil War and to help provide context and background for lesson plan use. In addition to a print bibliography and select list of online sources, you’ll find a unique index from the Library of Congress with direct links to their extensive American Memory collection of Civil War images, documents, and sound recordings.

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