If you would like another interactive resource, check out the Civil War Battlefield App, Gettysburg (free).
On July 1, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg began in Pennsylvania. It is one of the most important battles of the American Civil War. The Fall edition of History Now, the quarterly online journal published by the Gilder Lehrman Institute, highlights and explores and the battle from leadership, urban impact, and the pivotal speech by President Abraham Lincoln.
The publication is free to students and teachers. In addition to scholarly articles, it provides numerous educational resources. If you are interested in American History, it’s a great publication.
In honor of the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Smithsonian has created a cutting-edge, interactive map that details the 3 day battle. It’s a great tool to explore the campaign in more depth!
To see the map, visit Smithsonian Magazine.
The History Channel has set up an interactive website to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Check out Civil War 150 for videos, interactive maps, documents, artifacts, and more about our nation’s greatest conflict.
And be sure to set your DVR for tonights premier of Ridley Scott’s Gettysburg. If you’re interested in online interactive education, check out my post on the “Best Online & Interactive Museum Exhibits.”