Civil War Diary

Teaching Artist: Dianne Moran

Explore the life of a woman during the Civil War with storyteller and historian Dianne Moran. What was life like during the war? Did women participate in any of the fighting? Dianne plays her mountain dulcimer, spins a few tales and shows relics from the battles. She also shares the contents of her carpetbag, which include authentic household and personal items of that time period. During a residency, students will learn the perspective of many community members as they dress as soldiers and civilians.

Audience: Grades 3-12
Format: Performance or Workshop
Curriculum Connections: Social Studies/Culture, English/Language Arts
Teaching Artist: Dianne Moran

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