Civil War in the West

Subject: History
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: History

Civil War in the West

Mopre than 2,000 battles were fought on the Pacific side of the Mississippi River where soldiers had to contend with the terrain, such as ice, snow, and mountain passes. This History Classroom documentary examines the weapons, clothing, transportation, and tools employed on the Civil War's western front.


60-minute runtime; two-year copyright clearance.

May 16 at 6:00 AM ET/PT

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