Civil War Battles Line Graph


1. Heading

First Last Name

Date (2/1/13)

Kankel - Color Group

*Don't for get your number in the top right-hand corner!

2. Vertical & Horizontal Line

Using your ruler, draw a horizontal line close to the bottom of your paper and a vertical line close to the left-hand side of your paper.

3. Number the Vertical Line

Start your numbers at 0 and every 1/2 inch make a hash mark. Each hash mark increases by 2,000. (Example: 2,000; 4,000; 6,000; 8,000; 10,000...)

4. Write the Names of the Battles

Under the horizontal line, write the names of the 6 Civil War Battles we have already discussed. (Bull Run, Bull Run II, Antietam, Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Gettysburg)

5. Chart the number of Casualties for each Battle

Using the major events chart in your journal, chart the Union casualties first and then the Confederate casualties. Do this in PENCIL first then go over the pencil with a BLUE MARKER for the UNION and a GRAY MARKER for the CONFEDERATE.

6. Title the Horizontal Line

Underneath the names of the battles, write "Battles."

7. Title the Vertical Line

Alongside of the numbers on the vertical side, write "Number of Casualties."

8. Give your Graph a Title

Underneath your heading in the CENTER, write "Deadliest Battles of the Civil War."

9. Create a Key

Under the title, create a key for your graph.