The Heroes, the Legends, the Three Days of Battle. Discover the complete legacy of Gettysburg in these thirteen documentaries from the award-winning producers of The Civil War Journals,featuring rare photographs, stunning reenactments, and revealing interviews with leading Gettysburg historians. Over 11 hours of Civil War History on 3 DVDs.
The Civil War: A Concise History - This is the story of America's bloody war between brothers - battle by battle - from causes to conclusion. It features the authentic Civil War music of Bobby Horton and the best collection of Civil War visuals ever assembled. Included are actual wartime photographs and historical combat illustrations, as well as paintings by Mort Kunstler and Rick Reeves. (DVD/90 Minutes/Color)
Biography - Frederick Douglass. The self-taught orator, writer, and abolitionist who was born a slave in the South and made a brave escape to the North, was in the words of one historian: A major figure in the coming of the Civil War, and the way the Civil War was fought. I think you can say he was the conscience of the nation. Douglass campaigned Lincoln to free the slaves and allow African Americans to serve in the nation's army. An early proponent of women's rights, he campaigned for equal rights for all people up to his death in 1895 at the age of 78. (DVD Running Time Approx.
Ken Burns' The Civil War - Hailed as a film masterpiece and landmark in historical storytelling, Ken Burns' epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. With digitally enhanced images and 5.1 surround sound, here is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one. (DVD - Running Time Approx. 11 hours - Color/BW)
Chickamauga: High Tide in the West. Explores the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia (September 19-21, 1863) with a fresh, dynamic approach. From primary accounts of the frontline soldiers to massive scale reenactment battle formations, this film captures the essence of combat in what is known as one of the deadliest engagements ever fought on the North American continent. (DVD)
Chancellorsville. Narrated by Jody Powell. Documents the history of the battle using reenactors on the actual site. Produced in cooperation with Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Parks. (DVD)
Andersonville - They left the nightmare...and entered Hell. Captured Union soilders cope with life inside the Civil War's most notorious prisoner-of-war camp. A powerful, compeling tale of war and will, with Emmy Award-winning direction by John Frankenheimer and a cast including Frederic Forrest (Apocalypse Now) and William H. Macy (ER, Fargo) Year: 1996 Director: John Frankenheimer Starring: Jarrod Emick, Frederic Forrest, Ted Marcoux. (DVD/Approx. 167 minutes/Color)