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The Civil War: Episode Two 1862-- a Very Bloody Affair [electronic resource]

A film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films ; produced in association with WETA-TV
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The year 1862 saw the transformation of Lincoln's war to preserve the Union into a war to emancipate slaves. Episode Two begins with the political infighting that threatened to swamp Lincoln's administration and then follows Union General George McClellan's ill-fated campaign on the Virginia Peninsula. Viewers witness the battle of ironclad ships, partake of camp life, and watch slavery begin to crumble. Viewers meet Ulysses S. Grant, whose exploits come to a bloody climax at the Battle of Shiloh.
Release Date
1990
Run Time
69 min.
Language
English
Notes
Originally broadcast in 1990.
Variant Title
The Civil War: 1862-- a very bloody affair
Very bloody affair.
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns; narrator, David G. McCullough.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1990]
Publisher no.
pbs_ciw200-2 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions.
Related Resources
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Description
1 streaming video file (69 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Mode of access: Internet.
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