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Discussion of Army Enlistment, Military Training, and Irvin McDowell as Union Commander at the Start of the U.S. Civil War, 1861
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Noah Morowitz; in The Conflict Begins, Disc 2, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993, first release 2001), 12 mins
The History Channel's acclaimed series, Civil War Journal, takes viewers beyond the battles and into the personal stories of the War Between the States. Drawing on diaries, photographs and dramatic re-enactments, the intimate side of the epic conflict is exposed. In this gripping, 2 DVD set, the earliest days of t...
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Noah Morowitz; in The Conflict Begins, Disc 2, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993, first release 2001), 12 mins
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Discussion of Abraham Lincoln's Preparation of His Gettysburg Address, 1863
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directed by Donna Lusitana; in Lincoln and Gettysburg, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994, first release 1994), 7 mins
The glory and the pain of the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address are recalled.
directed by Donna Lusitana; in Lincoln and Gettysburg, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994, first release 1994), 7 mins
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Discussion of Jefferson Davis in the Mexican-American War and as U.S. Secretary of War
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam; in Traitor President Jefferson Davis, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994, first release 1994), 3 mins
Biography of Jefferson Davis with emphasis on his Civil War career.
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam; in Traitor President Jefferson Davis, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994, first release 1994), 3 mins
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Discussion of Dan Sickles' Marriage to Teresa Bagioli and Murder of Phillip Barton Key, 1859
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Yann Debonne; in Dan Sickles: General Who Got Away With Murder, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995, first release 1995), 9 mins
The Civil War produced some of the most colorful and controversial figures in American history, many of whose lives off the battlefield were every bit as fascinating as their heroic efforts during battle. One of the war's most intriguing characters was the fiery Daniel Sickles, a senator and Union general. Get to...
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Yann Debonne; in Dan Sickles: General Who Got Away With Murder, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995, first release 1995), 9 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1, The Cause
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 2 hours 54 mins
Beginning with a searing indictment of slavery, this first episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War dramatically evokes the causes of the war, from the Cotton Kingdom of the South to the northern abolitionists who opposed it. Here are the burning questions of Union and States’ rights, John Brown at Harper’s Ferry,...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 2 hours 54 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2, A Very Bloody Affair
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 8 mins
1862 saw the birth of modern warfare and the transformation of Lincoln’s war to preserve the Union into a war to emancipate the slaves. This episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War begins with the political infighting that threatened to swamp Lincoln’s administration and then follows Union General George McClella...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 8 mins
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Discussion of the Success of Mathew Brady's Washington, DC, Gallery, 1856-1861
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produced by Robert Senkel; in The Photographers' War: The North, Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 5 mins
When the Civil War began, the opportunity to document the horrifying events as they unfolded and to present them to a country hungry for news from the battlefield was offered to thousands of photographers, yet few seized the moment. This is the story of two men in particular - Matthew Brady and Alexander Gardener...
produced by Robert Senkel; in The Photographers' War: The North, Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 5 mins
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