Women and the Civil War Home Front

civil war, home front, january 2012, kerry wynn, lucinda evans, women

Dr. Kerry Wynn from Washburn University and Lucinda Evans from the Kansas Council for History Education presented information and strategies to help teachers understand how Union and Confederate women survived and thrived during the Civil War. Teachers and scholars also spent time on a broader conversation on the Civil War home fronts.

Print materials (pdfs):
Army at Home
Mothers of Invention
Philosophical Chairs - Civil War Home Front
ESP Express Graphic Organizer
Dr. Wynn's Presentation
Lucinda Evan's Presentation

Dr. Kerry Wynn
Women in the Civil War
Women and the Home Front

Lucinda Evans
Which region's women had the most impact on the war? (Philosophical Choirs intro)
Primary Document Analysis - Women's Roles

Useful links:
Google Earth Resources
History Matters