American Civil War Daily 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. After a particular event? Use the search button to find it.
The data for American Civil War Daily 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.