The Civil War Today

The Civil War Today

By A&E Television Networks Mobile

Score: 3.6
From 20 Ratings


150 years after the start of the American Civil War, HISTORY presents The Civil War Today, an award-winning app created exclusively for the iPad. For less than one penny per day you can experience the war as it unfolded, one day at a time, with daily updates that let you live the events in “real-time” over the course of four years. ***Member of the iTunes App Store Essentials Hall of Fame*** ***iTunes App of the Week selection*** The Civil War Today leverages the iPad multi-touch interface to enable app users to feel and explore thousands of original documents, photos, maps, diary entries, quotes, and newspaper broadsheets like never before. The Civil War Today includes: • Daily Civil War updates from April 12, 2011 through April 26, 2015. The app content updates ONE DAY AT A TIME, precisely mirroring the events of 150 years ago • “In the Headlines” featuring newspapers from every day of the war. • Running tallies of the North and South casualty counts. • “A Day in the Life” with personal letters and diary entries from 15 individuals including Abraham Lincoln, Horatio Nelson Taft, and Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut. • Photo of the day and photo galleries. • Quote of the day. • Articles and video on featured topics. • Authentic period maps from key battlegrounds. • Daily North-South quiz. • Detailed background scenes that put you in the time and place of the Civil War. (Northern city, Southern plantation, Western frontier town, military camp). • Twitter integration to send a telegram via morse code. • Airplay integration for viewing of app video via Apple TV. • Advanced multi-finger gesture functionality and custom toolbar for deep navigation. Witness the Civil War play out 150 years later, one day at a time, in this first-of-its-kind app.