Play songs that were popular with the Southern troops. Compare these with some songs the Northern troops played and sang. Here you will find sources for music of the Civil War era:
Songs of the Civil War http://www2.netdoor.com/~newsouth/newsouth.html
The Civil War Music http://www.civilwarmusic.net/index.php
Directions: Stop all players using the square "stop" button. Start one song at a time by pressing the triangle "play" button.
|Southern Songs||Northern Songs|
||The Battle Hymn of the Republic
|Bonnie Blue Flag
||Battle Cry of Freedom
|The Yellow Rose of Texas
||When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Have students draw illustrations to go with one of the songs. Put the drawing together into a book.
Have students draw or make from construction paper either the Confederate or Union flag.
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