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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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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, Little Round Top at Gettysburg
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directed by Robert M. Wise, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 40 mins
Little Round Top was the site of an unsuccessful assault by Confederate troops against the Union left flank on July 2, 1863, the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Considered by some historians to be the key point in the Union Army's defensive line that day, Little Round Top was defended successfully by the b...
directed by Robert M. Wise, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 40 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, 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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Civil War Combat, Culp's Hill/ Battle at Chickamauga
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produced by Brad Graham, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 1 hour 28 mins
This documentary, published by A&E Television Networks, is about the Civil War battle at Culp's Hill and the Battle at Chickamauga.
produced by Brad Graham, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 1 hour 28 mins
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Civil War Combat, First Manassas
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directed by Darryl Rehr; produced by Darryl Rehr, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 35 mins
Chronicles the actual experiences of individual soldiers in the Civil War. At the first battle of Manassas, green soldiers were introduced to the horror and chaos of war in a fight that was more a clash of mobs than a strategic engagement.
directed by Darryl Rehr; produced by Darryl Rehr, in Civil War Combat (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 35 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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