ERIC Number: ED440000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Educator's Guide to the Battle of Wilson's Creek (August 10, 1861). Revised Third Edition.
Elkins, Kenneth; Patrick, Jeff
This educators' guide deals with preparation for and a visit to the historic location of Wilson's Creek National Battlefield (Republic, Missouri), the site of the struggle on August 10, 1861, between Union and Confederate forces for control of Missouri. The guide contains the following materials: Educational Group Reservation Form; Educational Materials Request Form; "The Battle: A Brief Account of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Its Significance, and the Civil War in Missouri"; Selected Bibliographies (Battle of Wilson's Creek--22 items; Greene County in the Beginning--20 items); Publications (books about the battle and related subjects available for purchase at Wilson's Creek); Related Organizations (a list and description of local facilities with more information regarding the area, the battle, and the Civil War); and Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Official Map and Guide. (BT)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Curriculum Enrichment, Field Trips, Heritage Education, High Schools, Historic Sites, History Instruction, Primary Sources, Social Studies, State History, United States History
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, 6424 West Farm Road 182, Republic, Missouri 65738. Tel: 417-732-2662.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Park Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Republic, MO. Wilson's Creek National Battlefield.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri