Gettysburg Diary WebQuest
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Imagine If You Will...

Vintage photo of Private William F. Bowers of Ohio

Private William F. Bower of Company D, 21st Ohio Regiment Infantry Volunteers.
Source: Library of Congress, Public Domain.

What do you think it would have been like to be a soldier in the Battle of Gettysburg? What would you have seen? How would you feel? How would the experiences of Union and Confederate soldiers have been similar, and how would they have been different? How would each view the results of the battle? These are topics that you will explore in this WebQuest activity.

Student Instructions

Work through the following sections to complete the WebQuest.

Teacher Instructions

A lesson plan is provided for teachers who would like to use this project in their own classrooms. See the Teacher Page.

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