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All the resources that appear in this unit are gathered here for you—the photographs, maps, objects, audiovisuals, documents, videos, biographies, and vocabulary words. Click on the image below to see a larger view of each resource with more information about each one. On some of the resources you can even zoom in and get a closer look. So go ahead, dive in, and explore. Before you know it, you’ll be thinking like a historian.


Find It! Scavenger Hunt

Can you help Mason find these items on the page and answer the questions?

Photographs & Prints in this Unit:

Franklin Pierce
Pierce Campaign Poster
Plantation Slavery
Cook's Galley, Civil War Encampment
Civil War Soldiers Eating
Civil War Soldiers Hospital Detail
Civil War Encampment
Building Winter Housing
New Hampshire Union Soldiers on Morning Duty
Civil War Soldiers in Formation
Civil War Battle
Civil War Soldiers Near Richmond
Nathan Gove
New Hampshire Regiment Band
Dividing the National Map
A Political Race
New Hampshire Veterans' Association Campgrounds, Weirs Beach
Battle of Gettysburg
A Camp Fire at the Weirs
John Parker Hale
Old North Meeting House
Daniel Webster Addressing the United States Senate
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Bleeding Kansas
Franklin Pierce, 1861
Republican Convention
Lincoln at Cooper Union
Bombardment of Fort Sumter
First N.H. Regiment
Fifth N.H. Regiment at Camp
Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
The Letter for Home
Harriet Dame
Manchester Locomotive Works Steam Engine
U.S.S. Kearsarge
The Copperhead Party
Attack on a Newspaper Editor
General Lee Surrenders
Lincoln Assassination
Grand Review of the Armies
Infantry Unit at Grand Review of the Armies
State House Aerial View
Removal of Stonewall Jackson Statue
New Hampshire Soldiers' Home

Maps & Charts in this Unit:

Free States and Slave States
Reynolds's Political Map of the United States
Election of 1860 Results
The United States in 1783 and 1860
The United States and Cuba

Objects in this Unit:

Franklin Pierce Statue
Amoskeag Rifle
Civil War Soldier Identification Tag
Civil War Rifle Musket
Drummer Boy's Uniform
Medicine Case
Civil War Bandages
Civil War Drum
Hardtack Biscuit
Civil War Soldier's Mess Kit
Honest Old Abe Is Bound to Win
Soldier at Rest
African-American Civil War Memorial
Abraham Lincoln Statue (front and back)
Ulysses S. Grant Statue
Franklin Pierce Statue in Concord
John Hale Statue
Daniel Webster Statue
Republican Banner

Documents in this Unit:

Jefferson Davis Letter to Franklin Pierce
Tenting on the Old Campground
Letter from a Civil War Nurse
The Union is Dissolved
Caution Poster
Anti-Slavery Convention
Turbulent Scenes Mark Pierce Statue Debate
Honest Old Abe Song and Chorus Cover
Honest Old Abe Sheet Music
Volunteers Wanted

Videos in this Unit:

Mason Asks: Who Was Franklin Pierce?
Mason Explains: Slavery in the United States
Mason Explains: Fighting the Civil War
Mason Explains: Sectionalism

Biographies in this Unit:

Daniel Webster
Franklin Pierce
John Parker Hale
Edward Cross
Harriet Dame