KidsPost Civil War

Back to school: An opportunity to work together and learn
Education was very different for kids a century ago, when some children didn’t even go to school.
 
Europe: 100 years of war and transformation
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2014; 10:58 AM)
 
Fun facts about the Washington Monument
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2014; 6:20 PM)
 
Women’s History Month: Honoring women for their courage, character and commitment
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2014; 12:50 PM)
 
1861 shipwreck found in Lake Huron
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2013; 6:32 PM)
 
Gettysburg Address redefined a broken nation
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2013; 6:34 PM)
 
National Gallery brings Civil War story to life
(The Washington Post, November 11, 2013; 6:18 PM)
 
Kids experience hands-on history
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2013; 11:41 PM)
 
Hands-on history
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2013; 11:41 PM)
 
Gettysburg: A costly Civil War win for the North
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2013; 6:58 PM)
 
Visiting Gettysburg? Here’s what to do.
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2013; 6:55 PM)
 
Books about the Battle of Gettysburg
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2013; 6:52 PM)
 
How Harriet Tubman’s story was saved
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2013; 8:13 AM)
 
Black History Month: Understanding the Emancipation Proclamation
(The Washington Post, February 22, 2013; 11:10 AM)
 
Emancipation Proclamation is rarely on display
(The Washington Post, February 22, 2013; 11:05 AM)
 
Manassas boy collects all 189 Civil War trading cards
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2013; 3:40 PM)
 
Lincoln museum takes you back in time
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2012; 12:16 PM)
 
If you go to Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2012; 12:12 PM)
 
Drummer boys played important roles in the Civil War, and some became soldiers
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2012; 6:31 PM)
 
First Christmas of Civil War was not very merry
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2011; 5:45 PM)
 
Civil War affected kids along canal
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2011; 5:44 PM)
 
Civil War for kids: Union wins a victory at Port Royal Sound, South Carolina
(The Washington Post, November 8, 2011; 5:25 PM)
 
Tour of farm where a slave lived marks Emancipation Day in Maryland
(The Washington Post, November 4, 2011; 11:46 AM)
 
What happened at Ball’s Bluff?
(The Washington Post, October 4, 2011; 6:36 PM)
 
Civil War for kids: What happened at Ball’s Bluff?
(The Washington Post, October 4, 2011; 6:03 PM)
 
What Civil War forts were like
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2011; 4:17 PM)
 
Civil War events
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2011; 4:16 PM)
 
Bull Run: The first major land battle of the Civil War
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2011; 6:28 PM)
 
Fascinating facts about Bull Run
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2011; 6:15 PM)
 
Photos show how war affected the young
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2011; 11:19 AM)