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Discussion of Ulysses S. Grant's Strategy Against Robert E. Lee in the Battles of Spring, 1864
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directed by David de Vries, 1961-; produced by David de Vries, 1961-; in The Tragedy at Cold Harbor, Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000, first release 1999), 12 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 The Tragedy at Cold Harbor, Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000, first release 1999), 12 mins
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Civil War Journal, The Conflict Begins, Disc 2
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Noah Morowitz, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 1 hour 25 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 Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 1 hour 25 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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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, 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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Man Moment Machine, 6, Lincoln & The Flying Spying Machine
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directed by Michael McInerney; produced by Michael McInerney, in Man Moment Machine, 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
This documentary, directed by Michael McInerney, features Abraham Lincoln at the end of the Civil War and his use of a hot air spy balloon.
directed by Michael McInerney; produced by Michael McInerney, in Man Moment Machine, 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
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Thomas Jefferson
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 3 hours 14 mins
Returning from France, Jefferson strives to preserve the fragile new U.S. government and helps create the first political party, in bitter struggles with the Federalists. He becomes vice president in 1797, and the third U.S. president in 1801. His Louisiana Purchase doubles the nation's size, but he faces controve...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 3 hours 14 mins
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Discussion of Ambrose Burnside's Military Encampment on the Rappahannock River, 1863
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directed by David de Vries, 1961-; in The Battle of Chancellorsville, Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 4 mins
The Union Army launches a massive assault on the Confederates at Chancellorsville, Va.
directed by David de Vries, 1961-; in The Battle of Chancellorsville, Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 4 mins
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Discussion of Joseph Hooker in Command of Union Troops, 1863
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produced by Rhys Thomas; in Battle of Gettysburg: Day 1, Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 3 mins
Lee's grand invasion, Lincoln's search for a general, Jeb Stuart's mysterious raid, John Buford's clever defense. This is the story of an accidental meeting between two great American armies, the Battle of Gettysburg: Day 1.
produced by Rhys Thomas; in Battle of Gettysburg: Day 1, Unknown Civil War (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 3 mins
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