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The Civil War Today App for iPad

'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. •... Show More


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Cris Guenter
Cris Guenter (Faculty)
6 years ago

This app comes to us from the History Channel and is commerating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War by providing daily Civil War updates from April 12, 2011 through April 26, 2015. Besides the daily updates, there are quotes, quizzes, photos, maps, and headlines. It is an app the keeps on giving (at least through April 26, 2015).

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Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.

Time spent reviewing site: 4 hours.