A documentary on the American Civil War narrated by Ken Burns, covering the secession of the Confederacy to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Cast

David McCullough

David McCullough

Narrator

Sam Waterston

Sam Waterston

Abraham Lincoln

Julie Harris

Julie Harris

Mary Chestnut

Jason Robards

Jason Robards

Ulysses S. Grant

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman

Frederick Douglass

Paul Roebling

Paul Roebling

Joshua Chamberlain

Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor

Walt Whitman

George Black

George Black

Robert E. Lee

Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller

William Tecumseh Sherman

Christopher Murney

Christopher Murney

Elisha Hunt Rhodes

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