Black and white photograph of a woman in a dress with her hair up in a bun.
Photo of Mary Henry. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Student Activity: Civil War Washington Through the Eyes of Mary Henry

In this lesson, explore two events during the Civil War in Washington to understand different perspectives on some of the most important questions of the day.

These activities can be used in conjunction with the video exploring Civil War Washington Through the Eyes of Mary Henry, or it can be completed independently.

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Student Activity PDF

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