1861: "The Cause"
S1 Ep1 | 1h 40m 58s
Find out what caused the war, examining slavery and questions of union and states’ rights.
1862: "A Very Bloody Affair"/"Forever Free"
S1 Ep2 | 2h 21m 25s
Lincoln’s war to preserve the Union transforms to a war to emancipate the slaves.
1863: "Simply Murder"/"The Universe of Battle"
S1 Ep3 | 2h 34m 49s
Follow the Battle of Gettysburg, draft riots, and the first African-American troops.
1864: "Valley of the Shadow of Death"/"Most Hallowed Ground"
S1 Ep4 | 2h 18m 35s
While causalities mount, Lincoln’s re-election chances dim.
1865: "War Is All Hell"/"The Better Angels of Our Nature"
S1 Ep5 | 2h 14m 38s
Richmond falls to Grant's army, Lee surrenders, Lincoln is assassinated, and the war ends.