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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 $1.99

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

Civil War 360: The Union Season 1, Episode 1 Sep 23, 1990 Paid

Join Ashley Judd, descendant of a Union soldier, as she delves into the stories of the North's struggles during the Civil War.

Civil War 360: The Confederacy Season 0, Episode 0 Nov 3, 2013 Paid

Slave badges from South Carolina. Sheet music filled with boasts of triumph. The jewelry of the First Lady of the Confederacy. Smithsonian curators have collected thousands of Confederate objects from the Civil War, which collectively offer a rich understanding of the South's viewpoint during this pivotal era in American history. Join country music singer Trace Adkins, whose ancestors fought for the South, as he follows the rise and fall of the Confederacy, from the men who fought to define "freedom" on their own terms to those who were caught in the wake of war.

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Mon Sep 7 9:00pm
The Cause---1861(Season 1, Episode 1) PBS

“1861---The Cause,” recalls slavery; the abolitionist movement; the firing on Fort Sumter; the formation of Union and Confederate armies; and the first Battle of Bull Run (Manassas). Voices include Sam Waterston (Lincoln), Morgan Freeman (Frederick Dou (more…)

Tue Sep 8 2:00am
The Cause---1861(Season 1, Episode 1) PBS

“1861---The Cause,” recalls slavery; the abolitionist movement; the firing on Fort Sumter; the formation of Union and Confederate armies; and the first Battle of Bull Run (Manassas). Voices include Sam Waterston (Lincoln), Morgan Freeman (Frederick Dou (more…)

Tue Sep 8 9:00pm
A Very Bloody Affair---1862; Forever Free---1862 PBS

1862...Parts 2 and 3 examine the naval clash of ironclads; the battles of Shiloh and Antietam; the Emancipation Proclamation; and Mathew Brady photos. David McCullough is the narrator.