Goof: Brett and Semiramis steal a brown horse to escape the Yankees, however in the next scene the horse is a black one.
Goof: Brett only reacts after Semiramis has been shouting for a while. However, she is close enough to hear the men's teasing and the woman's attempts to escape when they find Semiramis in the river.
Goof: The intensity of Justin's scar changes from scene to scene from blood red to just noticeable.
Goof: When Orry is fighting Justin, the scar on Justin's face changes from the left side to the right side in different shots.
Brett and Billy didn't have a proper honeymoon.
Goof: Charles and his partner in the scouting mission kill 2 out of the 6 yankee men who were trying to give chase to Augusta. However, when the yankees decide to retreat, the 6 of them can be seen galloping away.
The Yankee army (40,000) duplicated in number the Confederate army (22,000).
Goof: When George and Constance's leave the Manassas battlefield, she is seen holding the reins but the second after that, she is sat behind George who is now holding the reins.
Clarissa only notices about the fire in the barn when an explosion occurs. However, the men's shouts are clearly heard from her room.
It is not clearly stated, although it is hinted, that Virgilia stole Constance's Irish dress.
Brett's engraving in Billy's wedding ring says Forever.
Goof: The map hung in Lincoln's cabinet has Union troops denoted as American flags with 50 stars, which is an anachronism.
Goof: In Book 1 Mr. Lincoln has blue eyes (Hal Holbrook's natural color), but in the second book Hal Brook wears coloured contacts to make them appear brown.
Goof: A cameraman in a light, blue shirt is briefly visible after the charge of the cavalry at the first Bull Run battle.
When Orry meets President Davis, and as Davis and Lee discuss about secession being a crime or not, a microphone is visible in the mirror on the wall.
Goof: In the foreword to Episode 1, Independence is misspelled as Independance.
Goof: After Orry throws Ashton out of Mont Royal he goes back to the study to pick up his cane. When he bends down to pick up the cane his tie is undone but is perfectly tied when he stands back up.
Goof: When George and Orry leave the Hazard mansion during the anti-southern procession, George is wearing a round Union-sympathy mark, but when they arrive to the rail station, the mark is flower-shaped.
Goof: When Virgilia is rescued from the assylum by Congressman Green, she tidies her hair and comes out of the bedroom walking by the bed which foot board is incomplete.
Keeping with historical accuracy, Mary Todd Lincoln wore flowers in her brief scene, keeping with historical accuracy since flowers were the only pieces of jewelry she ever wore in real life.