Amid the Civil War's mounting casualties, the Dickinsons grieve one of their own-and Emily struggles to keep the peace in her family.
Frazar Stearns leaves to meet his fate on the battlefield just as the Dickinson family welcomes a new life.
Determined to heal the nation, Emily and Lavinia host a sewing circle to support the troops with help from Amherst's finest seamstress, Betty.
Emily tries to connect with the pain of war by writing to a Union Army colonel and visiting a war hospital. Henry takes a new job teaching soldiers.
Emily tries to celebrate her father's birthday with an old-fashioned family singalong, but it devolves into another battle in the Dickinsons' own civil war.
The Dickinsons take a fun family outing to an asylum. Henry helps the soldiers with a uniform inspection.
After a clash with Sue, Emily wishes she could escape from this troubled time altogether. Austin struggles with a man's responsibility in wartime.
On the day of a soldier's memorial, Emily's efforts to keep her family's hope alive reach a breaking point and she descends into a personal inferno.
Emily takes steps to ensure that her family won't repeat their past mistakes. The Amherst gang gathers for a fond farewell.
Emily asks Betty to help her design a new dress. The Dickinson family is surprised by an unexpected guest. Series finale.