Welcome to the training Campus of the
American Civil War
The Official Campus Guidebook
1. The Commandant's Home
Home to the offices of the Confederate personnel at the ACWGC Training Campus. Recruits who join the Cause will report here to their Commandant for further information.
2. Superintendent's Office
The Federal offices are open to new Union recruits here. Visit with the Superintendent and become acquainted with the expectations of a Federal officer in the ACWGC.
3. Basic Training
Before you can lead men into battle you must first understand the basics of the Games we play and how we play them. This training is meant to teach you the basic functionalities of the Club and how to perform them.
4. Faculty Building
Many fine officers have put a great amount of work making the Club what is today. Check out the current and past staff of both the Union Military Academy and the Vicksburg Military Institute here.
5. Tutorial Theater
Filled with tutorial videos on our Games and other multimedia information this annex is an instrumental part of the instruction offered here at the ACWGC Training Campus.
6. Union War Library
The Union Military Academy's War Library is the oldest in the Club and is filled with useful information which any new officer would be wise to study and learn.
7. Lieutenant's Cup Hall
The yearly contest between recent VMI and UMA graduates is a Club tradition. Check out the Lieutenant's Cup
Hall for more information and trophy information.
8. Awards Information
Both sides have a number of ribbons, medals, and awards which are presented to their officers for certain achievements and outstanding performances. Learn more here. (CSA Only Currently)
9. Cadet's Barracks
Every Cadet's "Home Away From Home" here at the Campus. Hot meals are served on Sundays and baths are required before entering the mess hall. Alcohol is strictly prohibited while in training.
10. Alumni Building
A Gentleman's Lounge, Smoking and Mint Juleps allowed, along with a complete listing of all the past graduates to grace the halls of both VMI and the UMA.
11. Advanced Training Building
After completion of your Basic Training we highly recommend spending some time going over the courses in Advanced Training to better prepare you for the field of battle.
12. Lake Ludwig-Meyer
A peaceful spot to reflect on your studies here at the Campus. Dedicated to the long time VMI Engineer, Scott Ludwig, and the UMA Chief Architect, Joseph Meyer.
13. Study Hall
Want to test your knowledge? This Study Hall contains numerous quizzes and tests meant to challenge your understanding and preparation before graduation.
14. Graduation Hall
Graduation ceremonies are held here where you will find a number of valuable tips and insights to help you in your future career as an officer in the ACWGC.
15. Confederate War Library
Looking for a good scenario? A large collection of scenario guides, maps, order of battles, and other information are found here. An invaluable source for Confederate officers!