Courage and Responsibility: The American Civil War


What was it like to live in the United States during the 1860s? Let's examine the American Civil War through an exploration of historical fiction, nonfiction readings, and primary sources including photographs, documents, diaries, and illustration. Click on a book, video, or topic to begin your journey.

Anyone can join this project. Feel free to adopt a page and add to the project.

Historical Fiction Novel. Click on a historical fiction novel.

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Historical Nonfiction. Click on a work of non-fiction related to the Civil War.

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Topics related to the Civil War Era


Learn more about the factual information related to the time period.

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This page is developed for use with K-12 literature projects. If you and your students are interested in working on a page. Feel free to jump right in. Go to Join the Project to learn more.

If you want more information or help, contact Annette Lamb.