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Civil War Combat, Crater at Petersburg
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directed by Darryl Rehr; produced by Darryl Rehr, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 36 mins
It was a grinding siege, promising months in trenches baking with intense summer heat, but Union soldiers tunneled under ground where they would set off a massive bomb directly under the enemy lines. In the battle that followed the rebels should have been routed, but instead they rallied and Union troops became sn...
directed by Darryl Rehr; produced by Darryl Rehr, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 36 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 7, Most Hallowed Ground
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 12 mins
This episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War begins with the presidential election of 1864 that sets Abraham Lincoln against his old commanding general, George McClellan. The stakes are nothing less than the survival of the Union itself: with Grant and Sherman stalled at Petersburg and Atlanta, opinion in the North h...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 12 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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