Noble Hearts: Civil War Vermont

Saturday, May 16, 5 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Monday, May 18, 10 a.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
A vivid portrait of Vermonters during the Civil War, both on the battlefield and the home front, this historical documentary uses interviews, historic photos, re-enactments and letters to reveal the tremendous courage shown by soldiers in battle, their stalwart tolerance for poor rations and deadly illnesses, and the worry and uncertainty faced by those at home.
 

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Classroom Materials

A teacher's guide has been developed to accompany the program. This guide contains activities, discussion topics and a timeline of some of the major events of the Civil War.
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Noble Hearts: Civil War Vermont was made possible by generous grants from the Patrick Foundation, Vermont Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and USDA Rural Development.

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