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Other Resources

Below are links that might be helpful to teachers looking for resources.

National Park Resources for Teachers

Fredericksburg Newspaper's Website has an excellent webpage on teaching the Civil War. It contains information on the Virginia SOL's as well as useful information for teachers preparing lessons and students doing reports

Education World's Great Sites for Teaching about the Civil War. Each week new sites are selected.

Education World's Civil War Lesson Plans and Activities

Social Studies and History Standards for Virginia Public Schools

Our education coordinator during a special tour.
Our education coordinator Janice Frye on a walking tour in March, 2008.

Did You Know?

Hazel Grove at Chancellorsville Battlefield

Hazel Grove was a plateau of high ground that General Hooker gave up on the early morning of May 3, 1863. Realizing that this ground was the key to winning the battle, the Confederates quickly seized it and concentrated artillery which had an advantageous position to the Union artillery at Fairview.