Civil War: Massachusetts and the Civil War



Although the battles were fought far away, how were Massachusetts' residents closely connected to this defining event in our nation's history? Students will learn about recruiting, training and arming of soldiers who fought in the Civil War Students will learn about an important MA regiment: the 54th Students will learn about how the war was followed and supported by those at home This is 1 of 27 lessons in the unit.

Material Type:
Curriculum Unit
Grade Level:
6, 7, 8
Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s), Expansion, Industrialization & Reform (1801-1861), Civil War & Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Massachusetts, United States, North America
Time Period:
1754-1820, 1801-1861, 1850-1877