An Insightful and Extraordinary Portrayal!
The Definitive Civil War Collection - 10 DVDs - Over 28 Hours
In the spring of 1861, decades of simmering tensions between the northern and southern United States exploded into the American Civil War. The war raged from 1861 to 1865 over issues including states' rights versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery. Witness over 28 hours of first-hand accounts through memoirs, diaries, letters and extraordinary live re-enactments in this 10 DVD Definitive Civil War Collection.
Brother Agaist Brother
“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” - Abraham Lincoln
Includes these top selling documentaries:
THE ULTIMATE CIVIL WAR SERIES – 150TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
The series starts from the birth of the abolitionist movement and the wars over slavery in Kansas and Harper’s Ferry, through the election of President Abraham Lincoln and the firing on Fort Sumter. It’s told mostly from first-hand accounts and in the spoken words of the participants themselves, through their diaries, letters and memoirs.
CIVIL WAR: AMERICA DIVIDED
Civil War: America Divided is a breathtaking 10-part journey into the bloodiest war in American history, and more than a retelling of history, it brings history to life. Through historical photos and masterfully crafted battlefield re-enactments, experience the war through the soldier’s point-of-view.
THE CIVIL WAR: COMMEMORATIVE DOCUMENTARY COLLECTION
Viewers are transported directly to the frontlines of the most historically significant battles of this fascinating war. With a combination of large-scale re-enactments, taking place on actual battlegrounds and insightful documentary features, this extraordinary collection gives an exciting and in-depth portrayal of the turbulent times that gripped the nation.
LINCOLN: TRIAL BY FIRE
Explore the life and times of Abraham Lincoln in five insightful documentaries! Witness the stirring events leading up to Lincoln’s assassination and the aftermath that quickly followed. Discover the power struggle between Lincoln and General George McClellan and uncover the story of the Confederacy’s last attack that almost brought the North to its knees!
UP FROM SLAVERY
A compelling and haunting 7-part documentary series that examines the history of slavery in America, from the arrival of the first African slaves through Nat Turner’s Rebellion to the Civil War and beyond. With incredibly detailed historical re-enactments, expert commentary and the stories of slavery told through first-hand accounts, this is an epic struggle 400 years in the making.
Format: DVD Run Time: 28 hr 43 min Rating: TV-PG Region Code: Region 1