ERIC Number: ED471482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
The Battle of Mill Springs: The Civil War Divides a Border State. Revised. Teaching with Historic Places.
Turpen, William P.; Nicholas, Ronald
This teaching guide provides a teaching unit that has been adapted from materials published as part of the National Register of Historic Places'"Teaching with Historic Places" lesson plan series. The lesson describes and discusses the U.S. Civil War Battle of Mill Springs (Kentucky). The lesson plan contains eight sections: (1) "About the Lesson"; (2) "Getting Started: Inquiry Question"; (3) "Setting the Stage: Historical Context"; (4) "Locating the Site: Maps" (Ohio River Valley, 1860; Kentucky and Surrounding Region); (5) "Determining the Facts: Readings" (Kentucky's Importance; Battle of Mill Springs; Remembering Those Who Died at Mill Springs); (6) "Visual Evidence: Images" (Death of General Zollicoffer; Mill Springs Battlefield Today; Zollie Tree; Mill Springs National Cemetery); (7) Putting It All Together: Activities" (Choosing Sides; Soldiers' View; Community Action); and (8) "Supplementary Resources." (RJC)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Heritage Education, Historic Sites, History Instruction, Material Culture, Middle Schools, Primary Sources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History
Teaching with Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW, Suite NC400, Washington, DC 20240. For full text: http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. National Register of Historic Places.