The best games set in the American Civil War🇺🇸⚔️ 2022

Looking for a really good game set during the American Civil War 🇺🇸⚔️? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best games that play during the American Civil War 2022.

What are games set during the American Civil War?

American Civil War or "Secession War" games have storylines set during the secession years of the United States of America (1861-1865).

For more information, see the Wikipedia entry on the American Civil War.

Note

The games in this category are also included in the Civil War category - this includes all Civil Wars.

Other historical games

Most games set during the American Civil War are also considered a wargame - but need not necessarily be the case.

In addition to American Civil War games, we've created a general list of games based on historical events - and further divided them below into several, more detailed historical categories.

List of the best games set during the American Civil War 2022 🇺🇸⚔️

This list was last updated on January 12, 2022. We compared 221 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Battle Cry

    All details for the board game Battle Cry and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. In Magnificent Style: Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg

    All details for the board game In Magnificent Style: Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. The Games of War: A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers, Ships and Planes

    All details for the board game The Games of War:  A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers, Ships and Planes and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Freedom: The Underground Railroad

    All details for the board game Freedom: The Underground Railroad and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Freedom: The Underground Railroad

    • YouTube Review for the game "Freedom: The Underground Railroad" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  5. Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, 1860-61

    All details for the board game Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, 1860-61 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Early American Chrononauts

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 11+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Test of Fire: Bull Run 1861

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    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. A House Divided: War Between the States 1861-65

    All details for the board game A House Divided: War Between the States 1861-65 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 240 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  9. Gettysburg (125th Anniversary Edition)

    All details for the board game Gettysburg (125th Anniversary Edition) and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Yetisburg: Titanic Battles in History, Vol. 1

    All details for the board game Yetisburg: Titanic Battles in History, Vol. 1 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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