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The Civil War

Video thumbnail: The Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor

The Civil War

Battle of Cold Harbor

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

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Battle of Cold Harbor

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The Civil War

Lincoln's Troubled Re-Election

Long after Lincoln was nominated, politicians in his own party still hoped to reconvene.

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Lincoln's Troubled Re-Election

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War The 13th Amendment

The Civil War

The 13th Amendment

The 13th Amendment formally abolished slavery.

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The 13th Amendment

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The Civil War

Traitors and Patriots

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

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Traitors and Patriots

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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.

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In the Classroom with THE CIVIL WAR

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War Making THE CIVIL WAR: 25 Years Later

The Civil War

Making THE CIVIL WAR: 25 Years Later

Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires, and Allen Moore discuss the making of THE CIVIL WAR.

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Making THE CIVIL WAR: 25 Years Later

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War Restoring THE CIVIL WAR

The Civil War

Restoring THE CIVIL WAR

Learn how THE CIVIL WAR series has been completely restored to Ultra HD – 4K resolution.

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Restoring THE CIVIL WAR

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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.

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Honorable Manhood

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War Ken Burns Civil War Interview

The Civil War

Ken Burns Civil War Interview

Ken Burns talks about the Civil War

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Ken Burns Civil War Interview

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War The Civil War: All Night Forever

The Civil War

The Civil War: All Night Forever

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

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The Civil War: All Night Forever

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War The Civil War: Fort Sumter

The Civil War

The Civil War: Fort Sumter

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

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The Civil War: Fort Sumter

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War The Civil War: Gettysburg

The Civil War

The Civil War: Gettysburg

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

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The Civil War: Gettysburg

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War The Civil War: Newsreel

The Civil War

The Civil War: Newsreel

1938 was the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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The Civil War: Newsreel

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War The Civil War: The Cause

The Civil War

The Civil War: The Cause

The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places. Clip from Episode 1.

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The Civil War: The Cause

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War The Civil War: The Gettysburg Address

The Civil War

The Civil War: The Gettysburg Address

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

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The Civil War: The Gettysburg Address

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Video thumbnail: The Civil War The Civil War: Was it Not Real?

The Civil War

The Civil War: Was it Not Real?

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

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The Civil War: Was it Not Real?

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