Civil War Journals is The History Channel's series that chronicles the happenings of the American Civil War through the memoirs of those who took place in it. Hosted by actor Danny Glover, the show uses historical memoirs to examine the prelude to the war, and the bloody months that followed. The series follows from John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the opening shots at Fort Sumter, through the first major battle at Bull Run and beyond. Using diaries, photographs, historical accounts, and reenactments, the show aims to get a private and intimate look at some of the aspects of the bloody conflict, from individual personalities to larger battles. With stories covering Stonewall Jackson, the battle at Fort Sumter, John Singleton, war photographer Alexander Gardner and more, the show takes a varied look at the war. Join in and watch the historic battle unfold on The History Channel's Civil War Journals.