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App Description

Timeline Civil War is a day by day history of the entire American Civil War.

****Now with satellite/street map view of over 400 battle sites featured in the app.****

The app features fascinating commentaries from leading Civil War experts, first hand accounts of key battles, life on the home front, and stunning photographs and images.

An interactive map locates over 400 key battles. The map, combined with around 500 images and over 1200 written entries gives a 360 degree insight into the Civil War in a way not seen on any other iPad app. It's a 'Today' in the Civil War app that lets you see the whole war right away!

**From the makers of Timeline WW2, the award winning #1 rated reference app in the US, UK, Ireland and many more....**

"Timeline Civil War is loaded with plenty of facts and media that makes it an absolute must-have for history buffs, teachers, students, and anyone interested in the Civil War time period.
Grab it while it’s cheap....$5.99, makes it a steal."

Teach the Civil War.com
"....to put it simply, this is a really good and enjoyable app. This app is packed with tons of information, images, primary sources, and maps....The price is high but worth it."

"....brings you an unprecedented account of the wars of US history"


Features include:

***A unique interactive day by day timeline allows the exploration of over 1600 items from the entire war in a revolutionary new way.***

***Search and filter the app to explore the events and themes that interest you, including: “Faces of the War”, “Borderlands”, “Peninsular Campaign 1862”, “Land Tactics”, “Abraham Lincoln’s Story”, and many more.***

***Commentaries from leading historians, including:
Professor Ira Berlin (UMD – University of Maryland)
Professor Jane Shultz (IUPUI – Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis)
Dr Wayne Hsieh (Asst Prof. of History, United States Naval Academy)
Dr Adam Smith (UCL) ***

***Extracts from diaries, memoirs and newspapers illuminating everyday life on the battlefield and the home front.***

***'This Day in History' - find out what events were happening on today's date in the Civil War.***

****Explore the events in your home state on the map and timeline, through state and territory summaries, photographs and maps.***

***Over 40 commentaries comprise themes and events in the Civil War including Military, Politics, Women and Medicine, Slavery and the African American Experience.***

***Recordings and sheet music for songs and spirituals from the Civil War era bring the culture of the period to life.***

***Themes covering key areas of the High School and Middle school curriculum.***


What the press had to say about Timeline WW2

USA Today
"Timeline World War 2 is a fantastic way to teach eager minds the course of the conflict....Worth the buy? Absolutely."

World War II Magazine (Weider)
"Warning: Timeline is addictive."

NY Times
“Navigation is smooth and intuitive in Timeline WW2.....this immersive app for the iPad.”

History Today Magazine
Timeline WW2 is one of the most impressive history apps we've seen."

Daily Mail
“Who needs books with apps like this?”

"Timeline World War 2 stands out with features that put history in context....it is absolutely gorgeous....an app that really stands apart."

TUAW App Review
"It's a groundbreaking application.....It's beautiful, it's expansive, and it's a great demonstration of what the iPad can do at its best."

Daily Telegraph
“Entertaining, educative and impressive.”

Note: The app is a comprehensive history of the entire Civil War, so contains a large amount of content and is close to 1GB in size. As a result it may take some time to download. Video content within the app requires a wi-fi connection to view.

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 13, 2013 Initial release
  • December 27, 2013 New version 1.02
  • August 02, 2014 New version 1.03
  • August 02, 2014 Price increase: $5.99 -> $6.99
  • November 21, 2014 Price increase: $6.99 -> $9.99
  • December 07, 2014 New version 1.4

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