CIVIL WAR: America's Epic Struggle

Available for the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

Engaging Features

Explore & Learn


A 9-minute multimedia presentation summarizes the events and effects of the war.

Causes of the War

6 minute multimedia overview, plus 25 illustrated articles.

Major Battles (alphabetical and chronological)

32 chapters, 450+ illustrated articles & 32 multimedia presentations.

Multimedia Presentations

Over 1 hour, with hundreds of photos and narrations.


300 articles (entries on Union and Confederate generals, as well as important figures of the Civil War period.)

Music, Maps, Photos & Statistics

6 Civil War songs audio files, with lyrics • 18 locales and 100+ maps • Nearly 1,000 photos from the "Brady Collection" • 15 color bar graphs of troops and casualties.

A great way to learn

Learn about the Civil War by answering fun and challenging questions

  • Works on both iPhone andiPad.
  • Enjoy hundreds of photos, illustrations, and documents, along with dozens of multimedia presentations.
  • Search the app using its pop-up keyboard to enter any term. Mark Images or documents to save as "favorites". E-mail any photograph or document.

CIVIL WAR: America's Epic Struggle

This is the best way to learn about the Civil War! Civil War: America's Epic Struggle Features over 1,000 high-res photos, more than an hour of multimedia presentations, in excess of 100 authentic maps, dozens of first hand accounts, and numerous text articles and biographies, it provides instantaneous access to information on every aspect of the war. The app automatically optimizes images and text depending upon the display: iPad, Retina, or iPhone; portrait or landscape orientation.

With 18 different easily navigable categories, Civil War America's Epic Struggle provides a moving experience of the history of the Civil War for both the casual browser and serious history buff. The zoomable black and white photographs are of very high resolution and bring the text and narration to life. The reference work includes most of the notable photographs in the "Brady Collection." In addition, over 100 period maps illustrate geographically the progress of various campaigns.

Battles covered in depth include: Antietam, Atlanta, Bull Run, Second Bull Run, Chancellorsville, Chattanooga, Chickamauga, Fredericksburg, Fort Donelson, Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, Missouri, Mobile Bay, Monitor vs. Virginia, Nashville, New Orleans, Pea Ridge, The Peninsular Campaign, Petersburg Roanoke Island, Seven Days, Sherman's March to the Sea, Shiloh Stone River, Vicksburg, West Virginia, and the Wilderness.


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