Civil War Writing Activities
Pretend that you are a soldier fighting or serving in the Civil War. Write a letter home to a friend or loved one. Tell how the war is affecting you and the soldiers around you.
Remember that written letters were the most important communication link between soldiers and families.
Below is a sample of a newsletter. (Textboxes
& ClipArt in Microsoft Word)
Put together a Civil War newsletter, alone or with a partner to share with
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