A Very Bloody Affair

Series 1 - Episode 2 A Very Bloody Affair

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Summary

How the American Civil War became a crusade to end slavery. The year 1862 saw political fighting threaten President Lincoln's administration and Union general George McClellan's ill-fated campaign on the Virginia Peninsula, where his huge army met a smaller but more resourceful Confederate force. Eventually, rumours began to circulate that Europe was prepared to recognise the Confederacy.
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