In the wake of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, National Geographic follows descendants of ordinary Americans as they embark on personal journeys to discover the stories of their ancestors in the bloodiest war in American history.
This three-part program reveals the amazing human stories of lives turned upside down by the Civil Warfrom a Virginian slave holding lady to a Union officer and a Confederate private. Through vivid recreations and innovative graphic techniques, we’ll go back in time to see the true consequences of hard war and the resilient human spirit.
Programs include Families at War, The Hard War, and Free at Last. Bonus Programs: Civil War Gold and Raising the Hunley.