Season 1

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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.

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.

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.

1861: "The Cause"