Project #196476 - Civil War Letters

General Tutors

Subject General
Due By (Pacific Time) 08/16/2017 12:00 am

  1. Based on the letters you read, answer the following questions in the body of your discussion post:
    • How old is this soldier?
    • Where is he from?
    • To whom is he writing?
    • For which side is he fighting?
    • Why is he fighting?
    • What is his attitude toward the opposing side?
    • What are the recurring themes in his letters?
    • What are his main frustrations? Joys?
    • What activities occupy most of his time?
    • If he has participated in battle, what are his reflections?
  1. Create a slide presentation that:
    • Illustrates some of the main themes you discovered in your soldier's letters and uses pictures to illustrate those themes.
    • Label each slide with one of those themes, insert a photo that reflects that theme. Photos can be found at the links listed under Additional Resources below.
    • Include a short quote from one of the letters that relates to the same theme.
  2. Attach your presentation as a PDF of your slide notes to your discussion post (please refer to Assignment Helps for instruction).


  • Presentations must be 5 slides in length.

Additional Resources


out of 1971 reviews

out of 766 reviews

out of 1164 reviews

out of 721 reviews

out of 1600 reviews

out of 770 reviews

out of 766 reviews

out of 680 reviews