You begin this block with 5-minutes of vintage video footage of the Gettysburg Reunion in 1913, followed by a printable Gettysburg Address and short slideshow presentation of a recreation enactment. In a 6-page lesson explore more about the meanings of the Gettysburg Address, memorize it, and perform this historic speech for others. Learn all about Hardtack, what it was, and how to make your own! Watch a 27-minute video on Dress in the Civil War created exclusively for Earthschooling by a historian and follow this with a lesson on hair art. Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to have been a Civil War soldier? In the Life as a Civil War Soldier Activity you can do just that with full color photos and letter-writing lessons!