The Civil War
The Civil War began at 4:30 am on April 12, 1861 02:42
The third day of Gettysburg 08:28
The Gettysburg Address 05:53
The ramifications of the Civil War 05:16
The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places. Clip from Episode 1. 03:38
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Series Description: Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' landmark series portrays the terrible conflict that tore America apart and defined it as a nation. The series embraces the entire sweep of the war using archival photographs, period paintings, newsreel footage of civil war veterans, live cinematography of battle sites, interviews with eminent historian, and a chorus of voices reading from diaries, letters, speeches and newspapers of the era.
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