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A history of the Civil War. Included: archival photos, period paintings, voice-over readings of letters and diaries, location footage of battle sites and interviews with historians.

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The Better Angels of Our Nature, 1865 Season 1, Episode 9 Sep 27, 1990 Subscription

This extraordinary final episode of The Civil War begins in the bittersweet aftermath of Lee's surrender and then goes on to narrate the horrendous events of five days later when on April 14 Lincoln is assassinated. After chronicling Lincoln's poignant funeral the series recounts the final days of the war the capture of John Wilkes Booth and the fates of the Civil War's major protagonists. The episode then considers the consequences and meaning of a war that transformed the country from a collection of states to the nation we are today.

Fight For Freedom Season 1, Episode 3 Nov 10, 2013 $1.99

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.

The Confederacy Season 1, Episode 2 Nov 3, 2013 $2.99

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

The Union Season 1, Episode 1 Oct 27, 2013 $2.99

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

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The Union
We all know who won the Civil War, but there were many moments when victory was anything but certain. Join Ashley Judd, great-great-great granddaughte (more…)
A Family's Fight for Freedom
04:21 — In a rare account of slave life written by an enslaved person, the diary of Adam Plummer tells the story of a husband desperate to be reunited with hi (more…)
Trace Adkins on Civil War 360: Behind the Scenes
02:26 — Travel back in time with Trace Adkins, and experience the Civil War from the South's perspective.
Civil War 360
Join Ashley Judd, Dennis Haysbert, and Trace Adkins as they delve into the untold stories of the Civil War.

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