Last updated: October 22, 2016
Shiloh: Place of Peace to Bloody Battlefield (A Lesson Plan)
Andersonville National Historic Site, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site, Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Civil War Defenses of Washington
- Grade Level:
- Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
- Social Studies
- Lesson Duration:
- 60 Minutes
- State Standards:
- TN S.S. 5.3., S.S. 5.5., S.S. 8.5.
- Thinking Skills:
- Remembering: Recalling or recognizing information ideas, and principles.
In this lesson the students will be able to determine which states remained in
the United States, which states joined the Confederacy, and which states were Border States.
The students will be able to locate important river and rail systems used to transport troops and
supplies. They will also be able to describe how this dependence on important river and rail
systems led to the Battles of Shiloh and Corinth.
This teacher’s packet contains brief historic information, lesson plans and activities for use in the classroom. Information on planning a field classroom trip to Shiloh and Corinth Battlefields is also included in the packet.