Virginia Historical Society

Connecting people to America’s past through the unparalleled story of Virginia. By collecting, preserving, and interpreting the Commonwealth’s history, we link past with present and inspire future generations.

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The Civil War Soldier

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Students will explore the everyday experience of a Civil War soldier, focusing on aspects of camp life such as clothing, food, and letters from home. From the perspective of those who...

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Mandy Tompkins

Digital Learning Assistant at the Virginia Historical Society