Unknown Civil War
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S1 E24

Jennie Wade of Gettysburg

Aired on Aug 12, 200646m

Discover how a brutal twist of fate and her own generosity of spirit cost an ordinary small-town girl her life in the crossfire of one of America's most cataclysmic events.

Discover how a brutal twist of fate and her own generosity of spirit cost an ordinary small-town girl her life in the crossfire of one of America's most cataclysmic events.

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S1 E19

Chamberlain at Gettysburg

Aired on Jul 08, 200647m

A college professor from Maine, Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain rose through the ranks of the Union Army to become one of the most celebrated figures in the annals of the Civil War.

A college professor from Maine, Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain rose through the ranks of the Union Army to become one of the most celebrated figures in the annals of the Civil War.

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S1 E16

Shiloh, Part Two: The Battle Of Pittsburg Landing

Aired on May 06, 200651m

Confederate forces under General Albert Johnston caught Union forces by surprise near Shiloh Church. But of the 100,000 men who came to fight this high-stakes battle, over 23,000 would become its casualties.

Confederate forces under General Albert Johnston caught Union forces by surprise near Shiloh Church. But of the 100,000 men who came to fight this high-stakes battle, over 23,000 would become its casualties.

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S1 E15

Shiloh, Part One: Tennessee River Campaign

Aired on Apr 29, 200644m

Frightened boys became veteran soldiers and the nation learned the horror of a modern war during a shockingly bloody battle that ended all dreams that the Civil War would be over quickly.

Frightened boys became veteran soldiers and the nation learned the horror of a modern war during a shockingly bloody battle that ended all dreams that the Civil War would be over quickly.

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S1 E10

Lee at Gettysburg

Aired on Mar 11, 200645m

Arguably America's greatest general since George Washington, General Robert E. Lee gambled his army and the future of the Confederacy in one epic battle during three bloodiest days in American history.

Arguably America's greatest general since George Washington, General Robert E. Lee gambled his army and the future of the Confederacy in one epic battle during three bloodiest days in American history.