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The Civil War

War Is All Hell - 1865/The Better Angels of Our Nature - 1865 (#108)

William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea spells the end of the Confederacy. [145 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' landmark series portrays the terrible conflict that tore America apart and defined it as a nation. The series embraces the entire sweep of the war using archival photographs, period paintings, newsreel footage of civil war veterans, live cinematography of battle sites, interviews with eminent historian, and a chorus of voices reading from diaries, letters, speeches and newspapers of the era.

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