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Civil War Combat, The Tragedy at Cold Harbor
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directed by David de Vries, 1961-; produced by David de Vries, 1961-, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 36 mins
Commentary by historians and eyewitness testimony are combined with dramatic reenactments to bring to life the tragic story of Cold Harbor, the bloody battle fought June 1-3, 1864. The Union lost 13,000 men, of which 6,000 fell in less than an hour of fighting on the third day of battle. Confederate losses totaled...
directed by David de Vries, 1961-; produced by David de Vries, 1961-, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 36 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 Combat, Fredericksburg
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in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 43 mins
The winter of 1862 was a critical time for the Union's Army of the Potomac. With few military victories in hand and President Lincoln in a desperate struggle for his political life, the Yankees began a dramatic push for the Confederate capital of Richmond. But in their path, stood Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern...
in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 43 mins
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Discussion of African-Americans in the Confederate Army, Jefferson Davis' Flight from Richmond, VA, and the End of the U.S. Civil War, 1865
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, fl. 1990; in Traitor President Jefferson Davis, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994, first release 1994), 4 mins
Biography of Jefferson Davis with emphasis on his Civil War career.
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, fl. 1990; in Traitor President Jefferson Davis, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994, first release 1994), 4 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 3, Forever Free
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 16 mins
This episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War charts the dramatic events that led to Lincoln’s decision to set the slaves free. Convinced by July 1862 that emancipation was now morally and militarily crucial to the future of the Union, Lincoln must wait for a victory to issue his proclamation. But as the year wears...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 16 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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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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Unknown Civil War, The Battle of Chancellorsville
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directed by David de Vries, 1961-, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 45 mins
The Union Army launches a massive assault on the Confederates at Chancellorsville, Va.
directed by David de Vries, 1961-, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 45 mins
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Unknown Civil War, The Petersburg Campaign
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produced by Jaime Hellman, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 45 mins
What started out to be Grant's simple pursuit by trying to gain 'possession of Lee's Army,' turned out to become one of the largest military campaigns of the Civil War.
produced by Jaime Hellman, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 45 mins
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