Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Civil War Guide on iPad

HISTORY™ has created an app for the iPad: The Civil War Today . It explores every phase and aspect of America’s north-south conflict with daily updates that unveil the events in real time over the course of four years.

The Civil War Today leverages the 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

    Daily Civil War updates from April 12, 2011 through April 26, 2015.
  • Quote of the Day

    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

    A collection of original images from the period in high-resolution.
  • By the Numbers

    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

    Civil War knowledge with the daily North vs. South quiz.
  • Game Center Integration

    You can earn Civil War era appropriate achievements for your engagement with the application.

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