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The Civil War. Episode six, 1864-- valley of the shadow of death

Author: Ken BurnsDavid G McCulloughFlorentine Films.WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)PBS Video.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1990]
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Episode Six begins with a biographical comparison of Grant and Lee and then chronicles the extraordinary series of battles that pitted the two generals against one another. In 30 days, the two armies lose more men than both sides have lost in three years of war. With Grant and Lee finally deadlocked at Petersburg, we visit the ghastly hospitals of the North and South, and follow Sherman's Atlanta campaign through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; David G McCullough; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123299697
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1990.
Credits: Producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns; narrator, David G. McCullough.
Description: 1 streaming video file (70 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sound, color with black and white sequences
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent).
Other Titles: Civil War: 1864-- valley of the shadow of death
Valley of the shadow of death
Responsibility: A film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films ; produced in association with WETA-TV.

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Episode Six begins with a biographical comparison of Grant and Lee and then chronicles the extraordinary series of battles that pitted the two generals against one another. In 30 days, the two armies lose more men than both sides have lost in three years of war. With Grant and Lee finally deadlocked at Petersburg, we visit the ghastly hospitals of the North and South, and follow Sherman's Atlanta campaign through the mountains of northern Georgia.

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