American Civil War: 150th Anniversary Collector's DVD
American Civil War: 150th Anniversary Collector'sDVD
This comprehensive 6-DVD set creates a vivid portrait of America's greatest internal crisis, from the first antislavery protests to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, 150 years ago on April 9, 1865. Along the way, it examines the moral, political, and strategic forces that set brother against brother for more than four years, in what is generally understood to be the first modern war. Beyond the battlefields, it covers the less-publicized aspects of the great conflict exploring the history of slavery and thebattle to abolish it, the contributions made by African-American soldiers to the military effort that broke their bonds, and the vicious guerrilla warfare that made Bleeding Kansas a national shame. Regardless of what youve read or seen, you wont know the whole story of the Civil War until youve watched these insightful documentaries.