At Cold Harbor, Virginia, 7,000 Americans fell in 20 minutes.
Long after Lincoln was nominated, politicians in his own party still hoped to reconvene.
The 13th Amendment formally abolished slavery.
Accounts from Grant, Lee, Sherman, and others are presented.
Educator Eden McCauslin explains how she uses THE CIVIL WAR series with her students.
Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires, and Allen Moore discuss the making of THE CIVIL WAR.
Learn how THE CIVIL WAR series has been completely restored to Ultra HD – 4K resolution.
A week before the battle of Bull Run, Sullivan Ballou wrote a letter to his wife.
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.