american civil war

  1. Impact of Kentucky Joining CSA

    Suppose that, due to the political chips falling differently in Kentucky during the volatile time of 1860-61, that Kentucky secedes and joins the Confederacy in April of 1861 along with the other "Upper South" states and thereafter supports the Confederate war effort with pretty much the same...
  2. Ulmanis

    CSA policies from 1871-1900 ( Need help in making content )

    So where do I begin...so I am making a mod for a game called Darkest Hour, that involves world campaign from 1871-1960s. As such of course alternative history timelines can occur during the play-through - Germany wins the First World War, Austro-Hungarian empire never collapses, British stay out...
  3. Grand Registry of American Civil War trivia

    One of the more "popular" AH factoids is that Garibaldi offered to fight for the Union in the American Civil War, but was politely rebuffed by Lincoln. Another pop fact is that Russia (article may be editorialized) was diplomatically involved in the war. What other wacky facts are there for AH...
  4. A Dishonorable Victory: A Short ACW Timeline

    Part I: The Last Hurrah September 8th, 1862 Troy, New York There had been a time, not all that long ago that the citizens of Troy, New York talked about making a real play to move the State Capital the dozen miles up the Hudson to the real engine of the North Country. It was Troy that had the...
  5. plenka

    Better prepared CSA?

    I have been doing a little reading about American Civil War, and only when I dug more deeply I realized how much was South inferior to the North in industrial capabilities. They were simply outmached in industry, military and industrial manpower and in some cases agricultural production because...
  6. Veranius

    The Pig War: A TL
    Threadmarks: 1 - Part 1

    Hello people! I've been a fan of AH.com for a while now, and I felt I should contribute with some ideas of my own. I am a junior in high school about to go into AP testing while simultaneously working towards Eagle in Boy Scouts. I am interested in history, so alternate history seems like a fun...
  7. EnglishCanuck

    Wrapped in Flames: The Great American War and Beyond
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: To Light a Fire Under Her

    Chapter 1: To Light a Fire under Her "We will wrap the whole world in flames! No power is so remote that she will not feel the fire of our battle and not be burned by our conflagration!" United States Secretary of State William H. Seward as overheard at a diplomatic function by William H...
  8. TheKnightIrish

    A Glorious Union or America: the New Sparta
    Threadmarks: Chapter One How a Little Napoleon Was Drowned

    Chapter One How a Little Napoleon Was Drowned Taken from "A Revolution at Sea: How the Confederate States Navy changed the making of war at sea" by Admiral Sir James Sinclair-Davies RN KCMG Portsmouth Press 1978 “The enmity between the Secretary of the Navy, Stephen Mallory and the...
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