Uncover the History Behind the Series
Season 2: The Contraband Experience
Go beyond Mansion House Hospital and into a contraband camp, as seen in Season 2.
Season 2 Historical Context
This interactive maps the real timeline of the Civil War as Season 2 unfolds.
Behind the Lens: A History in Pictures
Dive deeper into the era with historical essays and Civil War-era photos courtesy of Stanley B. Burns, MD and The Burns Archive.
Real People and Places
Get to know the stories of the real Emma Green and Frank Stringfellow. Plus, see why Alexandria, Va. was the crossroads of the Civil War.
Resources for Teachers
Visit PBS Learning Media to examine a collection of educational resources related to the American Civil War.
From Our Partners
Check out the Visit Alexandria website to learn more about real sites and stories.
Civil War Trust
Visit the Civil War Trust website to learn more about America's battlegrounds.