Season 1: Episode 5 | The Dead Room

Premiered February 14, 2016

The unexpected visit of a hospital inspector throws the staff into disarray. Mary feels empathy for a deserter, while Silas makes Samuel pay for his arrogance. A family tragedy forces James Sr. to take a risky step to earn his family’s respect.

Directed by Jeremy Webb​

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BLOG | Mourning in the Civil War Era

BLOG | Mourning in the Civil War Era

Anya Jabour, Professor of History at the University of Montana, reveals how most in the Civil War era struggled to maintain familiar mourning rituals in death’s aftermath.

Season 2: Episode 5 Footnote

Season 2: Episode 5 Footnote

Did You Know? The Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC) was a secret society in the mid-nineteenth century United States.

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