The U.S. Civil War is a 2-Player Strategic-level Wargame of the American Civil War. The Game covers the entire War from 1861-65 on a large 30×44” Map Area (2 Mounted Maps) of the Southeastern United States. Turns represent 3 months during the Winter and 2 months during the Summer, with 4 Action Phases to each turn.
Military Forces are represented by Generals and Strength-Points (SPs). Each SP represents approximately 5000 Soldiers. Game mechanics stress strategy, maneuver and leadership but details like Ironclads, Naval Battles, Leader Promotions, Forts and Commerce Raiders are included.
Shorter Scenarios are included that cover just 1861, 1862 and 1863.
Cotents: 2 Mapboards, 3 Die-cut Countersheets, 1 Rules Booklet, 30 Action Cards, 2 Setup Cards, 2 Player Aid Cards (Identical), 2 Army Displays and 6 six-sided Dice.