This remarkable PowerPoint Presentation presents a play-by-play timeline of the Civil War that includes maps, photographs, and documents from the Library of Congress. Instructors can use the presentation as a multi-day lecture (2-3 classes) and examination of the Civil War, introducing key events and important figures, or the presentation can be broken into segments and used to highlight specific events or years within the conflict. Key concepts covered in the presentation include: Lincoln's election, the establishment of the Confederacy, important battles and campaigns, important Generals and politicians, the Gettysburg Address, several historic photographs, and the end of the war and President Lincoln's assassination. Through a carefully crafted narrative that features dozens of images and primary source documents, students will gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics of the Civil War and the saga of Abraham Lincoln and the Union and Confederate forces. Showcasing over 100 engaging slides, this Powerpoint Presentation provides an attractive, efficient, and powerful tool when teaching the Civil War to middle school and high school students.