Click here to view the photo essay "The Civil War: Between the Battles." There is an old combat adage that states, "War is long periods of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror." It's a saying that…

April 12, 2011, marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the U.S. Civil War, the deadliest war in American History. To mark the anniversary TIME published The Civil War: An Illustrated History.