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The Civil War

Traitors and Patriots

Accounts from Grant, Lee, Sherman, and others are presented.

Traitors and Patriots

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The Civil War

The 13th Amendment

The 13th Amendment formally abolished slavery.

The 13th Amendment

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The Civil War

Battle of Cold Harbor

At Cold Harbor, Virginia, 7,000 Americans fell in 20 minutes.

Battle of Cold Harbor

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The Civil War

Official Trailer

Preview The Civil War, which was restored and remastered in high-definition in 2015.

Official Trailer

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The Civil War

Q & A: The Civil War Today

Ken Burns shares his thoughts on the state of our country since the Civil War.

Q & A: The Civil War Today

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The Civil War

Q & A: Working with Celebrities

Ken Burns shares how he gets A-list actors to narrate his films.

Q & A: Working with Celebrities

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The Civil War

Secessionitis

The feeling among the Southern members for dissolution of the Union becomes more general.

Secessionitis

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The Civil War

In the classroom with The Civil War

Educator Eden McCauslin explains how she uses The Civil War series with her students.

In the classroom with The Civil War

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The Civil War

A Thousand Mile Front

General George McClellan takes command of the Union army.

A Thousand Mile Front

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The Civil War

Bottom Rail on Top

Lincoln authorizes the first African-American troops.

Bottom Rail on Top

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The Civil War

Q & A: Typical Day

Ever wonder what it takes to produce a Ken Burns film?

Q & A: Typical Day

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The Civil War

Q & A: Soldier Reunions

Ken Burns talks about the emotional moments during reunions among soldiers.

Q & A: Soldier Reunions

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The Civil War

Appomattox

April 7, 1865, Grant writes to Lee. April 9, 1865. Lee sends word that he will surrender.

Appomattox

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The Civil War

A House Divided

By mid-century, the country was deeply divided.

A House Divided

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The Civil War

Sherman's March

In late 1864, Sherman decides to march his army from Atlanta to Savannah.

Sherman's March

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The Civil War

Q & A: Civil War Interest

Ken Burns shares how his interest in the Civil War developed.

Q & A: Civil War Interest

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The Civil War

Honorable Manhood

A week before the battle of Bull Run, Sullivan Ballou wrote a letter to his wife.

Honorable Manhood

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The Civil War

Ken Burns Interview | Music

Ken Burns discusses the soundtrack of The Civil War.

Ken Burns Interview | Music

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The Civil War

Was it Not Real?

The Union Army won the war yet the wounds of the Nation are still healing.

Was it Not Real?

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The Civil War

Fort Sumter

The Civil War began at 4:30 am on April 12, 1861 at Ft. Sumter, Charleston, SC.

Fort Sumter

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The Civil War

The Cause

The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places.

The Cause

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The Civil War

Gettysburg

July 3, 1863: The third day of Gettysburg marked a change in the tide of the war.

Gettysburg

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The Civil War

All Night Forever

Conditions were dire for slaves on the plantation. Only 4 out of 100 lived to be 60.

All Night Forever

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The Civil War

The Gettysburg Address

Lincoln spoke only 269 words during his address and gave history a speech for the ages.

The Gettysburg Address