Civil War Today on Apple iPad®

Experience the American Civil War

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About the App

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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.

App Features

  • This Day in Civil War History

    Get daily Civil War updates from April 12, 2011 through April 26, 2015.

  • Quote of the Day

    Read compelling quotations from the men and women who lived through the war.

  • In the Headlines

    Explore every page of historic newspapers from each day of the conflict.

  • Day in the Life

    Through their letters and personal diaries, follow the lives of 15 people who experienced the Civil War firsthand.

  • Photo Gallery

    Check out a stunning collection of original images from the period in high-resolution.

  • By the Numbers

    Get a unique spin on the war through surprising facts and figures.

  • Battle Maps

    Follow in the soldiers’ footsteps with historic battlefield maps.

  • Casualty Counter

    Measure the true cost of the war through the lives that were lost.

  • North South Quiz

    Test your Civil War knowledge with the daily North vs. South quiz.

  • Game Center Integration

    Earn Civil War era appropriate achievements for your engagement with the application.

Help and Support

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