In the spring of 1861, decades of simmering tensions between the northern and southern United States exploded into the American Civil War. For four of the bloodiest years in the history of this Republic, the war raged from 1861 to 1865 over issues including states' rights versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery.
This epic commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the outbreak from Confederate forces transports viewers directly to the frontlines of the most historically significant battles of this fascinating war. With a combination of large-scale reenactments, taking place on actual battlegrounds, and insightful documentary features, this extraordinary collection gives an exciting and in-depth portrayal of the turbulent times that gripped the nation.
Genre: Documentary, War
Starring: Various Co-Starring: Various
Run Time: 8 hr
Region Code: Region 1