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More than 150 years after the American Civil War began, HISTORY™ presents The Civil War Today, a groundbreaking app created exclusively for the Apple iPad®. Explore every phase and aspect of America’s bloodiest conflict with daily updates that unveil the events in real time over the course of four years.
The Civil War Today leverages the Apple iPad® multi-touch interface, enabling subscribers to delve into thousands of original documents, photos, maps, diary entries, quotes and newspaper broadsheets like never before.
Get daily Civil War updates from April 12, 2011 through April 26, 2015.
Read compelling quotations from the men and women who lived through the war.
Explore every page of historic newspapers from each day of the conflict.
Through their letters and personal diaries, follow the lives of 15 people who experienced the Civil War firsthand.
Check out a stunning collection of original images from the period in high-resolution.
Get a unique spin on the war through surprising facts and figures.
Follow in the soldiers’ footsteps with historic battlefield maps.
Measure the true cost of the war through the lives that were lost.
Test your Civil War knowledge with the daily North vs. South quiz.
Earn Civil War era appropriate achievements for your engagement with the application.
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