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The Civil War. Episode five, 1863, the universe of battle

Author: David G McCullough; Ken Burns; PBS Video.; Florentine Films.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, 1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This episode opens with a dramatic account of the turning point of the war, the Battle of Gettysburg--the greatest ever fought in the Western Hemisphere. For three days, 150,000 will fight to the death in the gentle Pennsylvania countryside, culminating in Pickett's legendary charge. This extended episode then goes on to chronicle the fall of Vicksburg, the New York draft riots, the first use of black troops, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough; Ken Burns; PBS Video.; Florentine Films.
ISBN: 0780618467 9780780618466
OCLC Number: 170926359
Notes: "Produced by Florentine Films and WETA-TV"--Container.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Producer, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns.
Cast: Narrated by : David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Universe of battle.
Responsibility: Florentine Films.

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This episode opens with a dramatic account of the turning point of the war, the Battle of Gettysburg--the greatest ever fought in the Western Hemisphere. For three days, 150,000 will fight to the death in the gentle Pennsylvania countryside, culminating in Pickett's legendary charge. This extended episode then goes on to chronicle the fall of Vicksburg, the New York draft riots, the first use of black troops, and the western battles at Chickamauga and Chattanooga. The episode closes with the dedication of a new Union cemetery at Gettysburg in November, where Abraham Lincoln struggles to put into words what is happening to his people.

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