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)
Aftershock tells you about the time just after the Civil Wars ends when our discordant nation found itself caught in the midst of deadly race riots and angry insurgencies. Aftershock examines the disturbing reality behind the murder, terrorism and chaos that marked this unique time in our history. DVD, approx. 90 minutes plus extras.
Nothing captures the imagination of the students of the Confederacy more than the famous Rebel Yell. Contemporary accounts are filled with references, and whole books have been devoted to it. Yet few people know how the famous shout actually sounded. This new cd, produced by the Museum of the Confederacy, presents the real sound of the yell that inspired Johny Reb and sent chills up the spine of Billy Yank.
Songs of the South: Timeless Melodies for Front-Porch Listening, by Jim Gibson. Sensitive and reflective arrangements of familiar Southern songs on solo piano including: Taras Theme (from Gone With The Wind); Old Folks At Home (Way Down Upon The Swanee River); Shenandoah; Swing Low, Sweet Chariot; Carolina In The Morning; The Bonnie Blue Flag; On Top Of Old Smokey; My Old Kentucky Home; Dixie Land; Deep River; Oh, Susannah!; Down In The Valley/Tom Dooley; Go, tell It On The Mountain; Carry Me Back To Old Virginia; Amazing Grace. (CD)
This is the soundtrack from Ken Burn's magnificant retelling of the Civil War. This CD includes such classics as Ashokan Farewell, Dixie's Land, Aura Lee, and the song many Union and Confederate General's would not allow their musicians to play for fear of causing me to go AWOl, Lorena. 25 songs in all.
Songs of the Civil War, by Jim Gibson.Sensitive and reflective arrangements on solo piano including: Ashoken Farewell, The Bonnie Blue Flag, All Quiet On The Potomac Tonight, Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair, Tenting On The Old Campground, The Yellow Rose Of Texas, Battle Hymn Of The Republic, Lorena, Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child, Lincoln And Liberty, Was My Brother In The Battle?, Dixie's Land (Dixie), The Battle Cry Of Freedom, Weeping Sad And Lonely.(CD)
Ken Burns' The Civil War - Original Soundtrack Recording. Traditional American songs and instrumental music featured in the world-famous documentary by Ken Burns. Selections include: Ashoken Farewell, Battle Cry of Freedom, We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder, Dixie/Bonnie Blue Flag, Cheer Boys Cheer, Shenandoah, Weeping Sad and Lonely, and 14 others. (CD)