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Battlefield Detectives, 1, The Civil War: Shiloh
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produced by Bob Bentley, 1946-, in Battlefield Detectives, 1 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
One of the great routs, indeed one of the great shocks, of the Civil War was the Confederate defeat at Shiloh. They had chosen the battlefield; they had chosen the moment to attack; and they achieved almost total strategic and tactical surprise. Twelve hours after their surprise attack they were in a commanding po...
produced by Bob Bentley, 1946-, in Battlefield Detectives, 1 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
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Civil War Combat, The Hornet's Nest at Shiloh
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directed by Jim Lindsay; produced by Jim Lindsay, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 40 mins
Looks in detail at the fiercest fighting at the battle of Shiloh, called the Hornet's nest. What had begun as a surprise attack by the southern forces who routed the northern troops, was turned around when a small contingent commanded by William Wallace, had his troops hold a wagon road. When that position fell, t...
directed by Jim Lindsay; produced by Jim Lindsay, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 40 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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Unknown Civil War, Shiloh: Part Two: The Battle of Pittsburg Landing
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produced by Rhys Thomas, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 48 mins
This was a major battle early in the Civil War: a place where future heroes made grievous mistakes. In the backwoods of Tennessee frightened boys became veteran soldiers and the nation learned the horror of a modern war. This is the story of Shiloh and the fight for Pittsburg Landing.
produced by Rhys Thomas, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 48 mins
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Unknown Civil War, Shiloh: Part One: The Tennessee River Campaign
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produced by Rhys Thomas, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 42 mins
This documentary is about Grant's rise to fame and glory, and the dire mistakes he made that led to the greatest battle in the West. This video also includes interviews with some prominent historians.
produced by Rhys Thomas, in Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 42 mins
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