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Essential Civil War Collection
     

Essential Civil War Collection

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Director: Danny Glover, Tom Jennings, Trey Nelson, Vikram Jayanti

Cast: Danny Glover, Tom Jennings, Trey Nelson, Vikram Jayanti

 
This special collection shines the spotlight on some of the most intriguing storylines and personalities from one of the bloodiest chapters in our nation’s history. The Essential Civil War Collection includes: one of the lesser known occurrences in American history -- the plot to steal Abraham Lincoln’s body 11 years after his assassination; the manhunt to

Overview

This special collection shines the spotlight on some of the most intriguing storylines and personalities from one of the bloodiest chapters in our nation’s history. The Essential Civil War Collection includes: one of the lesser known occurrences in American history -- the plot to steal Abraham Lincoln’s body 11 years after his assassination; the manhunt to capture one of America’s earliest assassins, John Wilkes Booth and his co-conspirator David Herold; a profound and insightful meditation on Abraham Lincoln, a man few knew seen through the eyes of the President himself; the personal stories of the men who led Union and Confederate troops into battle; a revealing look at some of the most significant conflicts during the earliest years of the war.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/01/2011
UPC:
0733961256499
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
12:00:00
Sales rank:
10,751

Special Features

Lincoln: Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Essential Civil War Collection: Stealing Lincoln's Body
1. Introduction [1:25]
3. The Nation Mourns [1:49]
5. America's First State Funeral [1:40]
8. The Funeral Train [3:35]
11. The Widow Lincoln [1:41]
15. The Bodysnatchers [2:54]
19. Stealing Lincoln's Body [4:46]
22. The One Thing They Did Right [3:26]
27. Mary and Abraham, Reunited [1:58]
29. Journey's End [4:01]
31. Long Live Abraham Lincoln [2:49]
Disc #2 -- Essential Civil War Collection - The Hunt for John Wilkes Booth
1. Introduction [:46]
2. An Audacious Plan [6:06]
3. The Point of No Return [5:31]
4. A Triple Assassination [11:35]
5. Dr. Samuel Mudd [11:26]
6. Paranoia and Rage [11:13]
7. A Massive Manhunt [9:43]
8. Crossing The Potomac [8:15]
9. The Dragnet Tightens [9:02]
10. Booth's Final Act [9:02]
11. An Ignoble End [7:03]
12. Credits [:19]
Disc #3 -- Essential Civil War Collection - Lincoln
1. Premonitory Vision [4:47]
2. Early Years [9:23]
3. Debilitating Depression [8:09]
4. Teenage Years [4:14]
5. Rumors and Gossip [6:36]
6. State Legislature [7:12]
7. A Darker Side [7:52]
8. Emotional Turmoil [10:57]
9. Fountain of Misery [8:02]
10. Political Suicide [7:01]
11. Reflecting on Life [:32]
12. National Leadership [3:59]
1. Photos of a Lifetime [9:01]
2. Source of Embarrassment [6:20]
3. Father Abraham [11:05]
4. Cause of the War [12:47]
5. Lincoln's Last Days [13:41]
6. Credits [:30]
Disc #4 -- Essential Civil War Collection - Civil War: The Commanders/West Point Classmates - Civil War Enemies Robert E. Lee
1. Commrades [6:57]
2. Sons of West Point [6:36]
3. Cadet vs. Cadet [10:06]
4. Hay Foot, Straw Foot [5:39]
5. Classmates at War [8:02]
6. The Spirit Of West Point [6:15]
1. Lee's Sadness [7:17]
2. The Young Robert [4:52]
3. Lieutenant [9:16]
4. Lee Takes Charge [7:46]
5. Lee Versus Grant [7:37]
6. Final Surrender [7:03]
Disc #5 -- Essential Civil War Collection: Civil War Journal: The Commanders - Stonewall Jackson/Sherman and The March To The Seas
1. Genius Of War [7:30]
2. Devotion of Duty [8:57]
3. Civilian Life [5:25]
4. Growing Legend [6:01]
5. Napoleonic Ideals [10:06]
6. Stonewall Falls [6:04]
1. War is Hell [7:52]
2. The Emerging Warrior [3:00]
3. Planning the March [7:59]
4. Making Georgia Howl [9:08]
5. Southern Hatred [8:30]
6. Capturing Savannah [7:08]
Disc #6 -- Essential Civil War Collection: Civil War Journal: The Conflict Begins - John Brown's War/Destiny at Fort Sumter
1. Slavery: Perpetual Bondage [7:26]
2. The Protector of Slaves [8:23]
3. Fighting Slavery Expansion [6:46]
4. Harper's Ferry [5:41]
5. Battle at the Armory [7:27]
6. Capture and Execution [7:51]
1. Dream of Freedom [11:40]
2. To Protect the Union [9:00]
3. States Divided [6:19]
4. The Hour of War [9:35]
5. The Bloodless Battle [5:23]
6. Union Victory [2:01]
Disc #7 -- Essential Civil War Collection: Civil War Journal: The Conflict Begins - The Battle of 1st Bull Run/The 54th Massachusetts
1. America Divided [9:54]
2. Rush to War [9:17]
3. Manassas Junction [3:57]
4. Battle for the Union [4:37]
5. Stonewall Jackson [7:59]
6. Union Retreat [7:51]
1. First Black Regiment [10:43]
2. Call to Arms [7:14]
3. Fight for Respect [8:40]
4. Ready for Battle [5:56]
5. Assault on Ft. Wagner [4:16]
6. Heroism Amidst Carnage [6:51]

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