Ken Burns' The Civil War Episode Guide

90 minutes

This award-winning documentary chronicled the people and events of the bloodiest conflict in US history. The Civil War broke new ground by blending archival photographs, unique cinematography, music, narration, and a chorus of voices to animate the key figures of the time. The addition of notable experts on the subject created not only an accurate and exhaustive historical document - but also a riveting emotional journey through one of America's darkest and most pivotal times.

Episode Guide

9 episodes

  • 9 episodes
    9 episodes
    • s1e9The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865)
      September 27, 1990
    • s1e8War is All Hell (1865)
      September 27, 1990
    • s1e7Most Hallowed Ground (1864)
      September 26, 1990
    • s1e6Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864)
      September 26, 1990
    • s1e5The Universe of Battle (1863)
      September 25, 1990
    • s1e4Simply Murder (1863)
      September 25, 1990
    • s1e3Forever Free (1862)
      September 24, 1990
    • s1e2A Very Bloody Affair (1862)
      September 24, 1990
    • s1e1The Cause (1861)
      September 23, 1990