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The Civil War: Episode Four 1863-- Simply Murder [electronic resource]

A film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films ; produced in cooperation with WETA-TV
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The episode begins with the nightmarish Union disaster at Fredericksburg and comes to two climaxes that spring: at Chancellorsville in May, where Lee wins his most brilliant victory but loses Stonewall Jackson; and at Vicksburg, where Grant's attempts to take the city by siege are stopped. During the episode, we learn of fierce Northern opposition to Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, the miseries of regimental life, and the increasing desperation of the Confederate home front
Release Date
1990
Run Time
62 min.
Language
English
Notes
Originally broadcast in 1990.
Variant Title
Simply murder.
The Civil War: 1863-- simply murder.
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_ciw200-4 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 (62 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Mode of access: Internet.
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