Published by Infogames.
North and South described itself as a witty, cartoon-style enactment of the American Civil War.
It played like Risk, but with added arcade and platform elements.
The best parts were the battles, which were manic to say the least. It reminded me of Hungry Hungry Hippos, in that the main tactic in both games is to bash
away furiously at buttons in the hope that you get lucky.
You just take control of various units like cannons or cavalry, and smash the spacebar until everyone is dead.
It ran on nearly any IBM
Compatible PC] and was great head to head with another person.