The Civil War
Ken Burns talks about the Civil War
Conditions were dire for slaves on the plantation. Only 4 out of 100 lived to be 60.
The Civil War began at 4:30 am on April 12, 1861 at Ft. Sumter, Charleston, SC.
July 3, 1863: The third day of Gettysburg marked a change in the tide of the war.
1938 was the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places. Clip from Episode 1.
Lincoln spoke only 269 words during his address and gave history a speech for the ages.
The Union Army won the war yet the wounds of the Nation are still healing.