Up until now, ACW games have either taken a regimental approach for a more tactical game or a brigade-level view for a more grand tactical game – and gamers have plenty of both regimental or brigade level ACW rule sets to choose from. However, both approaches have drawbacks. The pure regimental approach – such as in Johnny Reb – can make it difficult to fight a very large battle,... [click here for more]
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Terrain Makes the Game EasierBuilding Antietam Making low cost, durable fields for your ACW gaming table The Road (More or) Less Traveled Terrain Tip: Cinnamon BroomHow to Make American Civil War Earthworks Flexible Fields Easy Cardstock... [click here for more]
Intriguing and Authoritative!
Filled with fascinating history and an easy-to-use, full-color catalog of issues, the twelfth edition of Confederate States Paper Moneywill delight and inform every Confederate note collector, from novice to expert. It features:
Full-color images of all major Confederate States currency from the Civil War through Reconstruction.
Authoritative pricing in up... [click here for more]
The Civil War is a fascinating time period in American history. Life in Civil War America will provide readers with fast facts and statistics about the 1860s from military life to civilian life in both the North and South. Topics covered will include: social and economic realities of daily life; common slang and idioms; diets of the era, including recipes, food preparation and the impact of shortages... [click here for more]
From the moment when the launching of HMS Dreadnought made every capital ship in the world obsolete overnight, we have been fascinated with these powerful surface combatants. Here Robert M. Farley looks at the history and folklore that makes these ships enduring symbols of national power—and sometimes national futility.
From Arizona to Yamato, here are more than sixty lavishly illustrated... [click here for more]
TRUE STORIES OF THE CIVIL WAR collects four long civil war tales, meticulously researched by Civil War authority Joseph J. Millard. Included are four classic works, all originally published in TRUE Magazine. Great reading for any Civil War buff!
"The Spy Who Saved the Union" -- The tale of the amateur spy who single-handed wrecked the greatest treason conspiracy this country has ever known!... [click here for more]