This DVD chronicles the rich and virtually unknown history of the design, creation, wartime use, and postwar fate of the flag that became the prototype for all of the St. Andrews Cross battle flags carried by Confederate armed forces.
Unsung Hero presents the story of the millions of horses and mules that were used in all branches of both armies during the Civil War. It discusses how the horses were procured and trained for field use, how they were fed and maintained, and the toll taken on them due to service in the field. Some of the War's most famous horses-- "Cincinnati," "Winchester," "Old Baldy," "Highfly," " Little Sorrell" and "Traveller" are highlighted. 56 Minutes
From the first major battle at Manassas to the surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia was the setting for many of the decisive events of the Civil War. This comprehensive video describes in detail the historic events at eight major battlefield sites in Virginia. DVD format, 70 minutes.
Dr. Clyde Noble, Bandmaster. Popular wartime tunes of Yank and Rebel alike are presented within a varied concert repertoire; all played on genuine mid-19th-century style brass and percussion instruments.
This classic documentary mini-series traces the causes and courses, as well as the major events and personalities, of the American Civil War as presented during its 150th anniversary of the "War Between the States." Between 1861 and 1865, this epic American story of struggle and survival was written in blood. This series is told mostly from first-hand accounts and in the spoken words of the participants themselves, through their diaries, letters, and memoirs. Witness this profound time in history with extreme detail and historically accurate recreations performed
June, 1864, General David Hunter and his army of 18,000 Union soldiers are ordered to capture Lynchburg, Virginia. If Hunter can seize this important supply and transportation center, it might cripple the southern Confederacy and end the war. Defended only by old men and young boys, Lynchburg must prepare for the worst. Filmed at original locations in and around Lynchburg, this dramatic documentary recounts Hunter's raid through the voices of the soldiers and civilians who were there.
Recorded by Appomattox Court House National Historical Park employee Corbin Hayslett, this collection of songs is inspired by Joel Sweeney, a pioneer in banjo playing. At the Appalachian String Band Festival, he won second place in the adult old-time banjo contest when he was just 16. This collection of songs showcases his enormous talent for a musical style not often heard in this day and age, with great historical accuracy and integrity.