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The Civil War

Premiered: September 23, 1990

Rating: TV-PG

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Civil War 360: Fight For Freedom Season 1, Episode 3 Sep 24, 1990 Paid

Dennis Haysbert examines objects of the Civil War that bring to life the perspective of the millions of African Americans who were living in slavery.

Civil War 360: The Confederacy Season 1, Episode 2 Sep 24, 1990 Paid

Join Trace Adkins for a glimpse into what the Civil War meant to Confederates, through the lens of the objects they left behind.

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The Civil War Trailer
01:13 — Acclaimed PBS documentary series examines the causes and effects of the tragic war, as well as individual battles. Nine volumes.
Civil War Draft Brings Chaos to New York City
03:56 — Short on volunteers for the Union cause, Congress instituted a military draft, but when the draft wheels arrived in New York City on July 11th, 1863, (more…)
How the North Won the Civil War
02:54 — On May 19th, 1863, the Union military launched a siege on the trading port of Vicksburg, trapping thousands of residents and troops inside city border (more…)
The Gruesome Reality of Civil War Medicine
03:08 — During the Civil War, battlefield injuries often meant infection, amputation, and surgeries performed by inexperienced doctors.