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14-African Americans, Women, and Civilians

  1. Role of Women, African Americans and Civilians in the Civil War
    1. Objectives
      1. Describe the actions of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment
        1. The movie Glory is about these men
      2. Describe the contributions women made to the war
        1. Include how women helped in terms of nursing
        2. Explain how women helped in terms of espionage (being spies)
      3. Explain how civilians were impacted during the war
        1. Do not discuss soldiers, but the everyday person
        2. Thinking about draft laws and the economy may be important here.


Related Files

Group 14 Storyboard (DOCX 13 KB)

Group 14 Notes Template (DOCX 13 KB)




54th Massachusetts Regiment of Infantry
Interaction Between Soldiers and Civilians
Women in the Civil War
Black Troops



Primary Source

Clara Barton's Notes on Antietam