The Civil War

  • 1990
  • TV Show
  • None

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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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…)
Dennis Haysbert Discovers Details of His Past
02:46 — Actor Dennis Haysbert stops by the National Museum of American History to learn more about the lives of his ancestors and other African Americans duri (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.
The Cause
03:38 — The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places. 2% of the general population died in the war and it changed forever the lives of all who lived through it. (more…)

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