Introduction

The year is 1862 and you are in the prime of your life. You no longer live with your parents and you are ready to start a family of your own. However, your country is falling apart. Battles are raging all around you: brother against brother, father against son, neighbor against neighbor. Your life is about to change greatly. Americans are in a civil war amongst themselves. Will you support the Union or the Confederacy? What will happen to you, your family, and your home? This is the story of your life during the American Civil War.