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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 Journal, Battle of Chattanooga
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 1 hour 33 mins
The Battle of Chattanooga combines historical documentation such as letters and personal diaries from the men and women at the front, rare photos, and historical reenactment to tell their story. This video recalls the elements leading up to the event, key players, and its significance in the greater scope of histo...
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 1 hour 33 mins
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Civil War Journal, Battle of Franklin & Nashville
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Rhys Thomas, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 36 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. The Battle of Franklin was fought on November 30, 1...
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Rhys Thomas, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 36 mins
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Civil War Journal, The Battle and Siege of Vicksburg
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Rhys Thomas, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 27 mins
The History Channel{u2019}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. This program recounts how General Ulysses S....
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Rhys Thomas, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 27 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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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 4, Simply Murder
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 2 mins
The nightmarish Union disaster at Fredericksburg comes to two climaxes that spring: at Chancellorsville in May, where Lee wins his most brilliant victory but loses Stonewall Jackson; and at Vicksburg, where Grant’s attempts to take the city by siege are stopped. During this episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War,...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 2 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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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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