• "Brings to Life"

    "You’re going to want to share HistoryAnimated. The site brings to life those dashed and dotted line maps to depict key naval and land battles using graphics, text, sound, and animations."
    School Library Journal
  • "One of my favorite US History resources"

    "One of my favorite US History resources.....my students absolutely loved the animations complete with their sound effects and marching visuals."
    Free Technology for Teachers
  • "Something Different"

    "These animations can be used in many ways from providing students with something different than just reading about a battle to using them as discussion starters on why a battle happened the way it did."
    Teaching the Civil War with Technology
  • "Surprisingly detailed depiction .... and really well done"

    "this is a surprisingly detailed depiction... and really well done....The site is really professionally done and will appeal to anyone who is new to a particular battle or campaign. The moving animation provides a teaching tool which is more difficult with only text and still maps. "
    TOCWOC - A Civil War Blog.
  • "Read Several Books and never get the same comprehension"

    "You could read several books and never get the same comprehension of the overall battles as with these animations."
    Armchair General Magazine
  • "Start Exploring"

    "Get the children excited. Let them start exploring the Civil War sites before you even hit the road. Check out civilwaranimated.com to preview the battlefields."
    USA Weekend Magazine

The Overland Campaign

The Overland Campaign - The Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, North Anna River, Cold Harbor

The Overland Campaign of 1864 includes the battles of The Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, North Anna River, and Cold Harbor. For the first time, General Ulysses S. Grant faces Robert E. Lee. Grant attacks, attacks, and attacks in a relentless campaign resulting in 60,000 union casualties. Robert E. Lee fights a brilliant defensive campaign, but it is not enough. Grant will not retreat and his overwhelming advantage in numbers and artillery slowly wears Lee's army down.

The Battle Animation

Recommended books on the Battle-Click on any of them for details

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