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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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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.
Join Trace Adkins for a glimpse into what the Civil War meant to Confederates, through the lens of the objects they left behind.
Join Ashley Judd, descendant of a Union soldier, as she delves into the stories of the North's struggles during the Civil War.
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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- Premise: 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. (more)