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Using dramatic battle recreations, compelling archival imagery, 3-D maps, and insightful interviews with top Civil War scholars, this five-part series shows why the West played such a vital part in the outcome of the war.

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Description

Using dramatic battle recreations, compelling archival imagery, 3-D maps, and insightful interviews with top Civil War scholars, this five-part series shows why the West played such a vital part in the outcome of the war.

    • EPISODE 1

    Bloody Shiloh

    In the wake of the Confederate victory at Bull Run, Northern hopes for a quick end to the war are dashed, and Union leaders realize that defeating the South will mean taking the fight beyond the Appalachians. Near a Methodist meeting hall called Shiloh, the first epic battle of the Civil War erupts.

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    • 54 Minutes

    In the wake of the Confederate victory at Bull Run, Northern hopes for a quick end to the war are dashed, and Union leaders realize that defeating the South will mean taking the fight beyond the Appalachians. Near a Methodist meeting hall called Shiloh, the first epic battle of the Civil War erupts.

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    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    A Beacon of Hope

    Both sides realize a Confederate win at Shiloh would be a giant step towards Southern independence. After early Confederate successes in the battle, Grant rallies his stunned troops, who repulse waves of enemy attacks at a dense thicket dubbed the Hornet’s Nest.

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    • 55 Minutes

    Both sides realize a Confederate win at Shiloh would be a giant step towards Southern independence. After early Confederate successes in the battle, Grant rallies his stunned troops, who repulse waves of enemy attacks at a dense thicket dubbed the Hornet’s Nest.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 55 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    River of Death

    President Lincoln’s January 1863 Emancipation Proclamation dramatically changes the war’s meaning, bringing together the cause of saving the union and the cause of ending slavery.

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    • 53 Minutes

    President Lincoln’s January 1863 Emancipation Proclamation dramatically changes the war’s meaning, bringing together the cause of saving the union and the cause of ending slavery.

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    • 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Death Knell of the Confederacy

    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.

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    • 52 Minutes

    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.

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    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    With Malice Toward None

    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.

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    • 1 Hour

    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.

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    • CC
    • 1 Hour
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