The Civil War

  • 1990
  • TV Show
  • None

A history of the Civil War. Included: archival photos, period paintings, voice-over readings of letters and diaries, location footage of battle sites and interviews with historians.

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America Divided: Lost Cause Season 1, Episode 10 Paid

This episode speaks of the events and the participants of the Civil War during the Fall of 1864 until the Spring of 1865, as well as discusses the repercussions of the end of the war.

America Divided: Give Them Cold Steel Season 1, Episode 6 Paid

This episode covers the events and participants on and off of the field of battle beginning in the Spring of 1863 until mid-Summer of 1863.

America Divided: Scales of War Season 1, Episode 4 Paid

This episode talks of the combatants on and off of the field of battle; as well as recounts of major attacks; during the Spring, Summer and Fall of 1862.

America Divided: Advance and Retreat Season 1, Episode 3 Paid

This episode presents combatants on and off of the field of battle; as well as recounts of major attacks; during the latter part of 1861 and the early months of 1862.

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The Cause
03:38 — The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places. 2% of the general population died in the war and it changed forever the lives of all who lived through it. (more…)
Was it Not Real
05:15 — Four million slaves were freed yet it would take another century for African Americans to win 'freedom.' History is not 'was' but 'is.' Until we tre (more…)
All Night Forever
04:28 — Conditions were dire for slaves on the plantation. Slave quarters bred diseases and only 4 out of 100 lived to be 60.
The Gettysburg Address
05:53 — Lincoln feels he has failed the American people, his audience at Gettysburg, and the memory of the dead with his short address, yet the eloquence and (more…)

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  • Premise: A history of the Civil War. Included: archival photos, period paintings, voice-over readings of letters and diaries, location footage of battle sites and interviews with historians. (more)

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