Season 1

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The Civil War

1865: "War Is All Hell"/"The Better Angels of Our Nature"

Richmond falls to Grant's army, Lee surrenders, Lincoln is assassinated, and the war ends.

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1865: "War Is All Hell"/"The Better Angels of Our Nature"

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The Civil War

1864: "Valley of the Shadow of Death"/"Most Hallowed Ground"

While causalities mount, Lincoln’s re-election chances dim.

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1864: "Valley of the Shadow of Death"/"Most Hallowed Ground"

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The Civil War

1863: "Simply Murder"/"The Universe of Battle"

Follow the Battle of Gettysburg, draft riots, and the first African-American troops.

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1863: "Simply Murder"/"The Universe of Battle"

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The Civil War

1862: "A Very Bloody Affair"/"Forever Free"

Lincoln’s war to preserve the Union transforms to a war to emancipate the slaves.

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1862: "A Very Bloody Affair"/"Forever Free"

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The Civil War

1861: "The Cause"

Find out what caused the war, examining slavery and questions of union and states’ rights.

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1861: "The Cause"