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1 Examine these primary source clues carefully with this question in mind: How did experiences of the Civil War differ?

2 What object do you see?

3 How might the sock relate to this person?

4 What other people do you see? What kinds of things are they doing?

5 Why do you think this picture was drawn?

6 Write a caption for this picture that explains what it might be about. Pay attention to the words.

7 TITLE: The Influence of woman SUMMARY: Composite of scenes of women sewing and doing laundry for soldiers, nun visiting injured soldier, and woman writing letter for wounded soldier. MEDIUM: 1 print : wood engraving. CREATED/PUBLISHED: published 1862 Sept. 6. NOTES: Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1862 Sept. 6, pp CALL NUMBER: Illus. in AP2.H32 Case Y [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg. of left half)LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg. of right half) No known restrictions on publication.

8 What do you see?

9 What do you think the dog is looking at?

10 Who’s hand do you think the woman is holding?

11 Has your prediction changed? Why or why not?

12 The title of this picture is: The Brave at Home. Do you think this is a good title? Why or Why not?

13 TITLE: The brave at home, no. 3 / E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, Hartford, Conn. ; Phelps & Watson, New York ; F.P. Whiting, New York. SUMMARY: A mother holding hand of her son, a Union soldier. MEDIUM: 1 print : lithograph, color. CREATED/PUBLISHED: [between 1861 and 1865] CALL NUMBER: PGA - Kellogg--Brave at home, no. 3 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg.)

14 Who does this picture show?

15 Is this picture happy or sad? What makes you think so?

16 What do you think he will do next? Why?

17 The last caption says: “He died for me!” and has a picture of a woman draped with the Union flag. What do you think she represents? Why?

18 TITLE: Journey of a slave from the plantation to the battlefield SUMMARY: Uncut sheet of twelve illustrated cards presenting the journey of a slave from plantation life to the struggle for liberty, for which he gives his life, as a Union soldier during the Civil War. MEDIUM: 1 print : chromolithograph. CREATED/PUBLISHED: [ca. 1863] CREATOR: Queen, James Fuller, 1820 or , artist. CALL NUMBER: PGA - Queen--Journey of a slave (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca (digital file from original print) LC-USZC (color film copy transparency) No known restrictions on publication.

19 What is this a picture of?

20 What might this person be doing?

21 What would you expect to hear the people saying in this picture?

22 When do you think this might have been drawn?

23 TITLE: African American soldiers mustered out at Little Rock, Arkansas SUMMARY: Soldiers return home, greeted by women and children. MEDIUM: 1 drawing on green paper : pencil and Chinese white ; 24.5 x 36.0 cm. (sheet). CREATED/PUBLISHED: [1866] CREATOR: Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), , artist. NOTES: Title devised. Published in: Harper's Weekly, v. 10, 1866 May 19, p Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R ) Reference print available in the Civil War Drawings file Reference print available in Ray, Plate 108 (p. 183). Forms part of: Civil War drawing collection. Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Exhibit loan 4108-L. CALL NUMBER: DRWG/US - Waud, no. 162 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca (digital file from original drawing,)LC-USZC (color film copy transparency), LC-USZC (color film copy transparency) LC-USZCN4-343 (color film copy neg.), LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg.), No known restrictions on publication. mus’ter (verb) 1. assemble people MILITARY transitive and intransitive verb to bring together a group of soldiers or the members of a crew for a particular reason, for example, inspection, or assemble in this way

24 How does investigating primary sources help you answer this question: How did experiences of the Civil War differ?

25 People experience events differently. Do you agree? Why or why not?


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