Civil War Combat Set

Civil War Combat Set

     
 
Among the many battles that constituted the U.S. Civil War (1861-65), several stand out as most prominent, not only for their astronomical casualty rates but for their residual effects on the gestalt of the entire war. These include Antietam, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, and Antietam. This box set draws on insights by Civil war historians to provide an incisive overview

Overview

Among the many battles that constituted the U.S. Civil War (1861-65), several stand out as most prominent, not only for their astronomical casualty rates but for their residual effects on the gestalt of the entire war. These include Antietam, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, and Antietam. This box set draws on insights by Civil war historians to provide an incisive overview of each of the said battles - with subtopics including long-term political consequences, the tactical struggles experienced by many of the individual participants, and much more. Episodes include: The Hornets' Nest at Shiloh, The Bloody Lane at Antietam, The Wheatfield at Gettysburg] and The Tragedy at Cold Harbor.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/26/2011
UPC:
0733961245462
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
3:20:00
Sales rank:
1,853

Special Features

Closed Caption

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Civil War Combat Set - Disc One
1. Episode 1: Hornets' Nest [6:52]
2. Episode 1: Surprise Attack [7:17]
3. Episode 1: Nurse [9:24]
4. Episode 1: Smoke of the Battle [5:01]
5. Episode 1: The Yankees [7:23]
6. Episode 1: Sharing Graves [9:41]
1. Episode 2: Bloodiest Battle [5:43]
2. Episode 2: The Irish Brigade [7:34]
3. Episode 2: Bloody Lane [8:53]
4. Episode 2: Heroic Woman [6:10]
5. Episode 2: Wounded [7:45]
6. Episode 2: Recovery [9:32]
Disc #2 -- Civil War Combat Set - Disc Two
1. Episode 3: Preparing for Battle [6:44]
2. Episode 3: Bold Plan [6:44]
3. Episode 3: Heavy Force [6:27]
4. Episode 3: Losing Leaders [9:12]
5. Episode 3: Exposed [7:42]
6. Episode 3: Field of Death [8:49]
1. Episode 4: No Escape [5:30]
2. Episode 4: Grant's Hope [8:00]
3. Episode 4: Position of Advantage [9:40]
4. Episode 4: Cold Harbor [5:11]
5. Episode 4: Call for a War [7:41]
6. Episode 4: Entrenchment [9:35]

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