Experience for yourself the historical and personal impact of the terrible country-splitting conflict in this exciting DVD set, filled with over 14 hours of Civil War content. A multifaceted look at 'The War Between the States,' this collection brings the most legendary Civil War battles, and the soldiers and leaders who fought them, vividly to life. From Gettysburg and Antietam to Shiloh, delve into the full military and political contexts of America s bloodiest era.
Almost 150 years after Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, the unexpected secrets and little-known stories from Civil War history are divulged with fascinating detail. Cutting-edge CGI and accurate dramatizations illustrate large scale military strategy as well as intimate stories of the women, slaves and soldiers who fought on both sides, and the country s most renowned historians describe the less familiar incidents that add perspective and depth to the war that divided a nation.
THE CIVIL WAR contains the following programs:
THE MOST DARING MISSION OF THE CIVIL WAR
BATTLEFIELD DETECTIVES: THE CIVIL WAR: ANTIETAM
BATTLEFIELD DETECTIVES: THE CIVIL WAR: GETTYSBURG
BATTLEFIELD DETECTIVES: THE CIVIL WAR: SHILOH
SECRET MISSIONS OF THE CIVIL WAR
THE LOST BATTLE OF THE CIVIL WAR
TALES OF THE GUN: GUNS OF THE CIVIL WAR
EIGHTY ACRES OF HELL
CIVIL WAR COMBAT: THE HORNETS' NEST AT SHILOH
CIVIL WAR COMBAT: THE BLOODY LANE AT ANTIETAM
CIVIL WAR COMBAT: THE WHEATFIELD AT GETTYSBURG
CIVIL WAR COMBAT: THE TRAGEDY AT COLD HARBOR
BONUS FEATURES: Full-Length Documentary Save Our History: Sherman s Total War Tactics; 'History in the Making: Sherman s March' Behind-the-Scenes Featurette