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This edition: The Historic South: Civil War and the Confederacy

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Episode Details

The Civil War was the most devastating event in American history. Three southern national monuments tell the story of the war's origin ... The attack that started the conflict ... And how the American Civil War changed the country and the very nature of warfare itself.

Monuments in this program:
George Washington Carver National Monument - Born into slavery, he became one of America's greatest scientists (Missouri)
Fort Sumter National Monument - On these hallowed grounds, the first shot of the Civil War was fired (South Carolina)
Fort Pulaski National Monument - The site where the nature of warfare changed forever (Georgia)