Civil War in Art: Teaching & Learning through Chicago Collections Website

The Civil War in Art website helps teachers and students learn about the Civil War and connects them to the issues, events, and people of the era through nearly 130 works of art from seven Chicago cultural organizations. Developed by museum and library professionals, historians, and teachers, this robust online resource includes a high-resolution, zoomable gallery of images; illustrated essays examining the causes and impact of the war; and lesson plans developed by teachers for teachers.