A Nation Repays Its Debt: The National Soldiers' Home and Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio covers the evolution of a system to honor and care for U.S. veterans beginning with the creation of soldiers' homes and national cemeteries during and after the Civil War. (Grades 5-12)
Camp Chase cemetery in Columbus, Ohio encompasses less than two acres, so it is hard to imagine that it once was one of the largest Union Civil War prisoner-of-war camps, housing thousands of captured Confederate soldiers. (Grades 5-12)
Many more lesson plans are available at the National Park Service's Teaching with Historic Places Web site.