The Civil War is a turning point in American history. It is both a war for freedom and a war that turns brother against brother. It is also a period of technological warfare. The most advanced weapons and tactics the world has ever seen make their appearance. Will you: Fight as an infantryman in either the Union or Confederate Army? Fight as a Union or Confederate artillery soldier? Fight as a cavalry soldier for the Union or Confederate Army? You Choose offers multiple perspectives on history, supporting Common Core reading standards and providing readers a front row seat to the past.