- Additional Details
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 6
- Run Time: 600 Minutes
- Region: 1
- Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: May 29, 2007
- Cast: Danny Glover
- Genre: War
- Color: Color
- Release Date: 1999
From the pens of those most deeply involved in the Civil War, relive the historical and personal impact of the terrible nation-rending conflict in this moving collection.
Containing three absolutely groundbreaking programs, this collection provides over ten hours of new insight and moving drama that puts you on the battlefield, in the boots and at the front line during the most critical moments of the Civil War. This is a truly remarkable selection, a documentary undertaking that can only be realized with the resources and authority of THE HISTORY CHANNEL™ .
THE HISTORY CHANNEL PRESENTS: THE CIVIL WAR is the definitive collection of programming on the War Between the States. Utilizing rare diary entries, photographs, and modern-day reenactments, THE HISTORY CHANNEL™ explores every aspect of this terrible conflict.
From Harper's Ferry, Fort Sumter, and First Bull Run to Shiloh, Antietam, and Gettysburg, THE HISTORY CHANNEL PRESENTS: THE CIVIL WAR captures the most legendary Civil War battles in brilliant detail. A sweeping survey of the soldiers and legendary leaders who fought these battles, including Sherman, McClellan, Grant, Beauregard, Lee, Davis, and Jackson, are also brought back to life in richly detailed profiles.
Through interviews with scholars and historians, reenactments, and their own written words, the full military and political contexts of these men, their armies, and the clashes between them are thoroughly explored.
Nearly a century and a half has passed since Lee surrendered at Appomattox, but the words and images contained in this collection continue to bring home the impact of the bloodiest conflict seen on American shores.
You will be moved, you will be transported, and you will be enlightened by the documentaries in this rare DVD collection.
This comprehensive DVD collection includes:
- Civil War Combat: Letters from the front and personal stories bring the epic encounters of the War Between the States to light in a new perspective.
- Civil War Journal: The Conflict Begins This double DVD set tells the explosive story of the outbreak of the Civil War.
- Civil War Journal: The Commanders A probing look at the men who shaped the course of the War Between the States.