Civil War Trunk

The Civil War Trunk offers educators the opportunity to explore how one of the most significant periods in American history played out in Nebraska. Photographs, era-accurate clothes, and educational materials can bring Nebraska's Civil War past to life in your classroom.

Trunk contents include: 

  • Instructional information
    • Binders on Nebraska's Civil War experience in the 1860s
    • 14 Photographs of Civil War people and scenes
    • Cope of Muster Rolls for August 31, 1862
  • Objects
    • Reproduction Civil War Union sack coat
    • Civil War-era dress with bustle and hoop slip

Interested in checking out this trunk? Contact Sharon Kennedy, Curator of Education for more information

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