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1865, war is all hell

Author: Ken BurnsRic BurnsDavid McCulloughGeoffrey C WardPaul BarnesAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, ©1989.
Series: Civil war, episode 8.; PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 149.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS Video index versionView all editions and formats
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The episode begins with William Tecumseh Sherman's brilliant March to the Sea, which brings war to the heart of Georgia and the Carolinas and spells the end of the Confederacy. In March, following Lincoln's second inauguration, first Petersburg and then Richmond finally fall to Grant's army. Lee's tattered Army of Northern Virginia flees westward toward a tiny crossroads town called Appomattox Court House. There the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Ric Burns; David McCullough; Geoffrey C Ward; Paul Barnes; Bruce Shaw; Tricia Reidy; Allen Moore; Buddy Squires; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 43757887
Notes: Title on container: War is all hell, 1865.
Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen.
This series is supplemented by the "PBS Videodatabase of America's History & Culture Merged Index" which provides subject references to specific videocassette volume numbers within the series and to specific locations within individual videocassettes based according to on-screen counter numbers indicating number of minutes and seconds elapsed within a particular referenced videocassette.
PBS Video: XIVD-EX8.
Credits: Cinematography, Ken Burns, Allen Moore, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Bruce Shaw and Tricia Reidy.
Performer(s): Narrator, David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette (69 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Civil war, episode 8.; PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 149.
Other Titles: War is all hell, 1865
Civil War (Television program)
Responsibility: Florentine Films in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns with Ken Burns ; a film by Ken Burns.

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The episode begins with William Tecumseh Sherman's brilliant March to the Sea, which brings war to the heart of Georgia and the Carolinas and spells the end of the Confederacy. In March, following Lincoln's second inauguration, first Petersburg and then Richmond finally fall to Grant's army. Lee's tattered Army of Northern Virginia flees westward toward a tiny crossroads town called Appomattox Court House. There the dramatic and deeply moving surrender of Lee to Grant takes place. The episode ends in Washington where John Wilkes Booth begins to dream of vengeance for the South.

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