American Experience

Death and the Civil War, Chapter 1

Clip: Season 28 Episode 9 | 11m 22s

How the young United States dealt with the unprecedented and overwhelming number of dead in the Civil War. The Ric Burns film is based on the book "This Republic of Suffering" by Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust.

Aired: 09/18/12

Rating: NR

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