The Untold Secrets of the Civil War is an extraordinary, six-DVD documentary about the American Civil War. Encompassing the perspectives of both sides of the deadly conflict, The Untold Secrets of the Civil War features battle reenactments and testimony from historical experts. Disc 1: Civil War Minutes-Union features never-before-seen photographs, letters, and artifacts suggesting clues to some of the most perplexing mysteries about the Union. Disc 2: Civil War Minutes - Confederates explores some little-known stories of the Confederacy, including up-close and personal looks at the ordinary men who served on the front lines. Disc 3: Gettysburg and Stories of Valor focuses on the lynchpin battle of the Civil War, but also includes stories from other clashes. Disc 4: Civil War Life puts the viewer in the shoes of a Civil War soldier, sparing no detail of the hardships they suffered, complete with dramatic reenactments. Disc 5: Horses of Gettysburg explores the crucial roles that 72,000 horses and mules played in Gettysburg, and dares to explore the surprisingly close bonds that formed between the Civil War's soldiers and the animals they worked with. Disc 6: Lincoln and Lee at Antietam is a close examination of how General Robert E. Lee's battle plans came into the hands of the Union Army, resulting in the bloodiest day of American history, with a bonus program "Great Campaigns of the Civil War". The set is a "must-have" for Civil War enthusiasts and highly recommended for home and library collections alike. 6 DVDs, over 18 hours.