American Civil War Daily Lite answers two questions. What happened today in the American Civil War? Where did it happen? Show me a map!
Flip through daily events leading up to and during the deadliest war in American History.
Each page shows the date, a succinct description, a zoomable map for the event and a link to the a detailed Wikipedia article.
The data for American Civil War Daily Lite comes from the American Civil War Timeline Project at Cannonade.Net. This is a community contributed project to collect time and place data for the war. You can come to the site to browse the timeline or even log in and contribute new data.
The Timeline Project currently indexes over 400 data points with new entries being added daily. If a significant event isn't in the database yet, it soon will be.
- June 24, 2011 New version 1.5
- September 03, 2012 New version 1.7
- June 06, 2015 New version 2.0
- June 30, 2015 New version 2.1