The Civil War changed the United States forever. On hundreds of battlefields millions of men struggled in a colossal conflict that would define the future of the nation. Join us in this seven part series to explore the first half of the Civil War. Come with us to the battlefields as we meet with the nation’s greatest historians to explore their stories. Hear the tales of victory and defeat, bravery and cowardice, daring and danger. Watch as the war begins in earnest along the banks of Bull Run, and see how the Confederate struggles to beat back the Union forces, from the woods of Tennessee, to the plains of Maryland, to the Atlantic Ocean.