Season 2: Episode 5 | Unknown Soldier
Aired February 19, 2017
Lisette re-creates on paper the face of a disfigured, amnesiac soldier, leading to a family reunion. When Anne’s plans to be made head nurse fail, she rejoins Hale to undermine McBurney’s authority. Pinkerton questions the Greens, causing a rift.
On the eve of what would prove to be the bloodiest day in American history, McClellan and Lee gear up to face each other in Maryland. It would be the first battle fought on Union soil. Emboldened by the success at Bull Run, Lee’s forces are confident. Victory at Antietam Creek will tip the scales in the South’s favor.
Directed by Alexander Zakrzewski
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