Ken Burn's The Civil War

Ken Burn's The Civil War - Hailed as a film masterpiece and landmark in historical storytelling, Ken Burns' epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. With digitally enhanced images and 5.1 surround sound, here is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one. (DVD - Running Time Approx. 11 hours - Color/BW)

CW Journal Conflict Begins

This double DVD set tells the explosive story of the outbreak of the Civil War and features four fascinating episodes from the award-winning series chronicling the outbreak of the war. It uses a compelling blend of period documents, rare photos and expert commentary and is narrated by Danny Glover. 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.

Unsung Hero:The Horse in the Civil War

Unsung Hero presents the story of the millions of horses and mules that were used in all branches of both armies during the Civil War. It discusses how the horses were procured and trained for field use, how they were fed and maintained, and the toll taken on them due to service in the field. Some of the War's most famous horses-- "Cincinnati," "Winchester," "Old Baldy," "Highfly," " Little Sorrell" and "Traveller" are highlighted. 56 Minutes

The Ultimate Civil War Series

This classic documentary mini-series traces the causes and courses, as well as the major events and personalities, of the American Civil War as presented during its 150th anniversary of the"War Between the States." Between 1861 and 1865, this epic American story of struggle and survival was written in blood. This series is told mostly from first-hand accounts and in the spoken words of the participants themselves, through their diaries, letters, and memoirs.

Hunter's Raid - The Battle for Lynchburg Civil War

June, 1864, General David Hunter and his army of 18,000 Union soldiers are ordered to capture Lynchburg, Virginia. If Hunter can seize this important supply and transportation center, it might cripple the southern Confederacy and end the war. Defended only by old men and young boys, Lynchburg must prepare for the worst. Filmed at original locations in and around Lynchburg, this dramatic documentary recounts Hunter's raid through the voices of the soldiers and civilians who were there.

Gone with the Wind Special Edition Civil War

Remastered version. Hot-tempered, self-centered, part-Irish Southern beauty Scarlett O'Hara, played to the teeth by Vivien Leigh, loves the gentlemanly Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard). Smug, rebellious, honest, blockade-running profiteer Rhett Butler, portrayed gracefully & naturally by Clark Gable, loves Scarlett. Ashley, who is also in love with Scarlett, marries his genteel cousin Melanie (Olivia de Havilland) because he believes that their quiet similarities will create a better marriage than Scarlett's passion.

The History Channel Presents The Civil War

The History Channel Presents The Civil War (DVD). From Harper s Ferry Fort Sumter and First Bull Run to Shiloh Antietam and Gettysburg THE HISTORY CHANNEL PRESENTS: THE CIVIL WAR box set captures the most legendary Civil War battles in brilliant detail. A sweeping selection of the soldiers and legendary leaders who fought these battles including Sherman McClellan Grant Beauregard Lee Davis and Jackson are also brought back to life in richly detailed profiles.


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