Civil War: The Untold Story

60 minutes

In this revealing documentary, Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey) recounts how the struggle between North and South - long defined by battles like Gettysburg, Antietam, and Bull Run - was quite dependent on events in the lands then known as the West.

60 minutes

In this revealing documentary, Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey) recounts how the struggle between North and South - long defined by battles like Gettysburg, Antietam, and Bull Run - was quite dependent on events in the lands then known as the West.

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With Lincoln facing an election and his Democrat opponents promising a negotiated end to the war, Sherman determines to break the back of the Confederacy by taking the war not just to the troops defending Atlanta, but right to the doorsteps of the Southern people. In his march across Georgia and sweep through the Carolinas, Sherman brings the western war to the east, just ahead of Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse.

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s1e5 With Malice toward None
April 30, 2014
With Lincoln facing an election and his Democrat opponents promising a negotiated end to the war, Sherman determines to break the back of the Confederacy by taking the war not just to the troops defending Atlanta, but right to the doorsteps of the Southern people. In his march across Georgia and sweep through the Carolinas, Sherman brings the western war to the east, just ahead of Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse.
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After Vicksburg, Union forces push on to Chattanooga, an important rail center and gateway to the Deep South. But casualties at the Battle of Chickamauga provoke antiwar riots in New York City and growing anger that so many Northern boys are dying to free African Americans. As Grant travels east to take on Lee, William Tecumseh Sherman assumes command in the West and begins his advance on Atlanta.

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After Vicksburg, Union forces push on to Chattanooga, an important rail center and gateway to the Deep South. But casualties at the Battle of Chickamauga provoke antiwar riots in New York City and growing anger that so many Northern boys are dying to free African Americans. As Grant travels east to take on Lee, William Tecumseh Sherman assumes command in the West and begins his advance on Atlanta.
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s1e1 Bloody Shiloh
April 2, 2014
April 2, 2014
Bloody Shiloh
Series Premiere
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s1e2 A Beacon of Hope
April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
A Beacon of Hope
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s1e3 River of Death
April 16, 2014
April 16, 2014
River of Death
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Series Finale

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