Extras

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    The Civil War

    Traitors and Patriots

    Accounts from Grant, Lee, Sherman, and others are presented.

    Traitors and Patriots

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    The Civil War

    The 13th Amendment

    The 13th Amendment formally abolished slavery.

    The 13th Amendment

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    The Civil War

    Battle of Cold Harbor

    At Cold Harbor, Virginia, 7,000 Americans fell in 20 minutes.

    Battle of Cold Harbor

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    The Civil War

    Q & A: The Civil War Today

    Ken Burns shares his thoughts on the state of our country since the Civil War.

    Q & A: The Civil War Today

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    The Civil War

    Q & A: Working with Celebrities

    Ken Burns shares how he gets A-list actors to narrate his films.

    Q & A: Working with Celebrities

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    The Civil War

    Secessionitis

    The feeling among the Southern members for dissolution of the Union becomes more general.

    Secessionitis

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    The Civil War

    Official Trailer

    Preview The Civil War, which was restored and remastered in high-definition in 2015.

    Official Trailer

    Video thumbnail: The Civil War In the classroom with The Civil War

    The Civil War

    In the classroom with The Civil War

    Educator Eden McCauslin explains how she uses The Civil War series with her students.

    In the classroom with The Civil War

    Video thumbnail: The Civil War A Thousand Mile Front

    The Civil War

    A Thousand Mile Front

    General George McClellan takes command of the Union army.

    A Thousand Mile Front

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    The Civil War

    Bottom Rail on Top

    Lincoln authorizes the first African-American troops.

    Bottom Rail on Top

    Video thumbnail: The Civil War Appomattox

    The Civil War

    Appomattox

    April 7, 1865, Grant writes to Lee. April 9, 1865. Lee sends word that he will surrender.

    Appomattox

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    The Civil War

    A House Divided

    By mid-century, the country was deeply divided.

    A House Divided

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    The Civil War

    Sherman's March

    In late 1864, Sherman decides to march his army from Atlanta to Savannah.

    Sherman's March

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    The Civil War

    Q & A: Typical Day

    Ever wonder what it takes to produce a Ken Burns film?

    Q & A: Typical Day

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    The Civil War

    Q & A: Soldier Reunions

    Ken Burns talks about the emotional moments during reunions among soldiers.

    Q & A: Soldier Reunions

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    The Civil War

    Q & A: Civil War Interest

    Ken Burns shares how his interest in the Civil War developed.

    Q & A: Civil War Interest

    Video thumbnail: The Civil War Honorable Manhood

    The Civil War

    Honorable Manhood

    A week before the battle of Bull Run, Sullivan Ballou wrote a letter to his wife.

    Honorable Manhood

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    The Civil War

    Ken Burns Interview | Music

    Ken Burns discusses the soundtrack of The Civil War.

    Ken Burns Interview | Music

    Video thumbnail: The Civil War Was it Not Real?

    The Civil War

    Was it Not Real?

    The Union Army won the war yet the wounds of the Nation are still healing.

    Was it Not Real?

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    The Civil War

    Fort Sumter

    The Civil War began at 4:30 am on April 12, 1861 at Ft. Sumter, Charleston, SC.

    Fort Sumter

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    The Civil War

    The Cause

    The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places.

    The Cause

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    The Civil War

    Gettysburg

    July 3, 1863: The third day of Gettysburg marked a change in the tide of the war.

    Gettysburg

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    The Civil War

    All Night Forever

    Conditions were dire for slaves on the plantation. Only 4 out of 100 lived to be 60.

    All Night Forever

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    The Civil War

    The Gettysburg Address

    Lincoln spoke only 269 words during his address and gave history a speech for the ages.

    The Gettysburg Address