The Life of a
Civil War Soldier –
Post-site Activity 2/
Educator and Interpreter Led
Time to Completion: 15 minutes
Title of Lesson: Accoutrement Identification
Carolina Curriculum Standards Addressed:
4.1.15 – Compare and contrast the ways of life in the
North and the South.
• 4.1.18 – Describe the Civil War and its effects
on the nation.
• 4.5.5- Describe how American citizens can participate
in their government to influence the decisions and actions
of that government.
The student will identify the accoutrements of a Civil War
soldier as learned on-site in the Discover Carolina program.
/ Resources Provided:
1. How did the accoutrements of the soldier effect (positive
or negative) their ability to survive in war?