American Civil War

American Civil War

     
 

This epic-length documentary about the U.S. Civil War distinguishes itself from prior productions on the same subject by taking as its central perspective the outlook of soldiers who were stationed on the front lines of battle. In so doing, the program cuts through much of the mythos surrounding the conflict itself and enables us to see the war in a fresh new way. It… See more details below

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Overview

This epic-length documentary about the U.S. Civil War distinguishes itself from prior productions on the same subject by taking as its central perspective the outlook of soldiers who were stationed on the front lines of battle. In so doing, the program cuts through much of the mythos surrounding the conflict itself and enables us to see the war in a fresh new way. It draws on elements including personal correspondence, diaries, archival photographs and much more. Installments include: "Rally Round the Flag," "Rebels at the Gates," "High Water Mark," "General Grant's War," and "Jubilation."

Product Details

Release Date:
02/08/2011
UPC:
0628261098798
Source:
Madacy Home Video
Time:
4:53:00
Sales rank:
19,664

Special Features

Slide Shows; Biographies

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Civil War: Rally Around the Flag/Rebels at The Gates
1. Introduction [3:30]
2. Act One: Despot's Heel Upon Thy Shore [6:08]
3. Act Two: A Bold Plan [5:39]
4. Act Three: Go Where The Fire Is The Hottest [7:15]
5. Act Four: Anaconda [6:12]
6. Act Five: All Quite On The Potomac [5:27]
7. Act Six: Queen Of The CitY Bluff [6:56]
8. Act Seven: Credits [2:22]
1. Introduction [3:30]
2. Act One: My Old Kentucky Home [6:08]
3. Act Two: Unconditional Surrender Grant [5:39]
4. Act Three: Blood Shilo [7:15]
5. Act Four: Marse Robert Takes Command [6:12]
6. Act Five: Maryland My Maryland [5:27]
7. Act Six: Fight For The Heartland [6:56]
8. Credits [2:22]
Disc #2 -- The American Civil War: High Water Mark/General Grant's War
1. Introduction [1:35]
2. Act One: The Mississippi Experiment [3:55]
3. Act Two: The Winter Of Discontent [6:47]
4. Act Three: Crossroads [10:39]
5. Act Four: Lee's Invincibles [9:15]
6. Act Five: The Devil's Den [8:38]
7. Act Six: Not All Of Us [7:15]
8. Act Seven: War At Hearthstone [5:26]
9. Credits [1:56]
1. Introduction [2:39]
2. Act One: The Tarnished General [2:48]
3. Act Two: Uncle Billy [5:17]
4. Act Three: Where Is McPherson? [5:44]
5. Act Four: A Battle Of Invisibles [5:49]
6. Act Five: Hurrah For Texas [4:37]
7. Act Six: A Foot Race South [7:39]
8. Act Seven: The Last Cavalier [2:42]
9. Act Eight: It Was Murder [4:32]
10. Act Nine: Let's Keep The Ball Rolling [7:20]
11. Act Ten: Red Clay And Blood [9:05]
12. Credits [2:21]
Disc #3 -- American Civil War: Jubilation/A Documentary
1. Introduction [9:00]
2. Act One: God Damn Jeff Davis [3:40]
3. Act Two: The Lost Opportunity [:00]
4. Act Three: Beat Their Brains Out [5:45]
5. Act Four: Dead Generals On The Porch [5:36]
6. Act Five: To Stand Still Is Death [6:23]
7. Act Six: Waterloo [8:19]
8. Act Seven: At Our Mercy [7:52]
9. Act Eight: I'd Rather Die A Thousand Deaths [7:18]
10. Credits [1:55]

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