The Civil War

1862: "A Very Bloody Affair"/"Forever Free"

Passport Episode 2 | 2h 21m 25s Video has closed captioning.

See the birth of modern warfare and Lincoln’s war to preserve the Union transform into a war to emancipate the slaves. Follow the battle of ironclad ships, camp life and the beginning of the end of slavery. Re-live the war’s bloodiest day, on the banks of Antietam Creek, and the brightest: the emancipation of the slaves.

Aired: 09/08/15

Expires: 12/31/25

Rating: NR

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Production made possible by grants from General Motors Corporation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation