Civil War 150
2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. This interactive from History.com highlights the people, places, events, and technologies that defined the conflict and answers question such as What was the average soldiers age and What did he get paid?
Related Tools & Resources
Round-up of History resources on the Civil War includes video clips, articles, photo galleries, and more.
This History Classroom documentary examines the weapons, clothing, transportation, and tools employed on the Civil War's western front.
This History Classroom documentary examines the improvements in weapons, sea power, transportation, troop conveyance, food processing, medical care, and telecommunications during the Civil War.
This History Classroom program examines the biggest and bloodiest battle of the Civil War and probes the war's impact on the citizens of Gettysburg.
This documentary tells the evolving story of radical Islam's war against the West, including the new generation of men willing to wage jihad and the use of the Internet to recruit terrorists.