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Command Decisions, 14, Battle of Gettysburg
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in Command Decisions, 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 14 mins
The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the American Civil War. During this program viewers face the questions that could win or lose the war from the viewpoint of commanding generals Lee and Meade. Part of the series Command Decisions.
in Command Decisions, 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 14 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 4, Simply Murder
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 2 mins
The nightmarish Union disaster at Fredericksburg comes to two climaxes that spring: at Chancellorsville in May, where Lee wins his most brilliant victory but loses Stonewall Jackson; and at Vicksburg, where Grant’s attempts to take the city by siege are stopped. During this episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War,...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 2 mins
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Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom
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directed by Robert Child, 1963-; produced by Robert Child, 1963- (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 28 mins
Lincoln and Lee at Antietam – The Cost of Freedom focuses on the single bloodiest day in American history. The film features commentaries from renowned historians who explain the significance of this first Civil War battle fought on northern soil. Through first person accounts, an original music score, and scarc...
directed by Robert Child, 1963-; produced by Robert Child, 1963- (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 28 mins
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Unknown Civil War, Battle of Gettysburg: Overview
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produced by Rhys Thomas, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
The people of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania had heard these rumors before and never had the enemy arrived, but on Friday June 26, 1863 a brigade of rebel cavalry suddenly appeared in town. They were followed by an entire division of Confederate infantry. After gathering supplies the troops left. What the citizens of Ge...
produced by Rhys Thomas, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 1, Antietam
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directed by Michael Epstein; produced by Caroline Suh, fl. 2001-2016, in 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 1 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
Antietam was the first major clash of the Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was also the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, causing approximately 23,000 casualties. What changed Antietam from merely an infamous day in the nation's history to one of its most profound? This program describes...
directed by Michael Epstein; produced by Caroline Suh, fl. 2001-2016, in 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 1 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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Civil War Combat, The Battle of Chancellorsville
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produced by Brad Graham, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 23 mins
Commentary from leading historians and eyewitness accounts are combined with dramatic battle reenactments to tell the tragic story of the battle of Chancellorsville. Fought on May 1-3 of 1863, it is considered Robert E. Lee's greatest victory during the American Civil War, despite the loss of his best lieutenant,...
produced by Brad Graham, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 23 mins
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Civil War Journal, General James Longstreet: Lee's Prodigal Son
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Chris Mortensen, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 28 mins
In a war filled with a high code of loyalty and honor, few served more faithfully than Confederate General James Longstreet. His vision of the changing art of battle put him at odds with the favored Robert E. Lee and set the stage for a bloody controversy that refuses to end. This is the story of the man who many...
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Chris Mortensen, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 28 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 5, The Universe of Battle
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 35 mins
This episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War opens with a dramatic account of the turning point of war: the Battle of Gettysburg, the greatest ever fought in the Western Hemisphere. For three days 150,000 men will fight to the death in the Pennsylvania countryside, culminating in Pickett’s legendary charge. This ex...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 35 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 6, Valley of the Shadow of Death
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 9 mins
This episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War begins with a biographical comparison of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee and then chronicles the extraordinary series of battles that pitted the two generals against each other from the wilderness to Petersburg in Virginia. In 30 days, the two armies lose more men than...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 9 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 8, War Is All Hell
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 9 mins
The episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War begins with William Tecumseh Sherman’s brilliant march to the sea, which brings the war to the heart of Georgia and the Carolinas and spells the end of the Confederacy. In March, following Lincoln’s second inauguration, first Petersburg and then Richmond finally fall to...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 9 mins
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