(DVD) In the years leading up to the Civil War, a bloody conflict between Missourian slave-holders and Kansan abolitionists focused the nation's eyes on the Missouri-Kansas border, where history was unfolding on the Midwestern plains. This DVD tells the history through "interviews" with slave owners, abolitionists, politicians, settlers and border ruffians along with reenactments of key events.
(Audiobook) On the eve of Shiloh, one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, a mysterious visitor appears at General William Tecumseh Sherman's camp. Without family or home, Jesse, who knows nothing of warfare, yet is uncannily familiar with even the most intimate details of Sherman's personal life and career, wants only to stay by Sherman's side for reasons he's not revealing.
(Audiobook) In Jones County, Mississippi, a farmer named Newton Knight led his neighbors, white and black alike, in an insurrection against the Confederacy at the height of the Civil War. Knight's life story mirrors the little-known story of class struggle in the South--and it shatters the image of the Confederacy as a unified front against the Union.
(DVD) Acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history, including the Civil War's Battle of Antietam, and their often unforeseen repercussions.
(Audiobook) In the battle of Antietam, Union casualties topped 12,000 and Confederate casualties exceeded 11,000. Such memorable military figures as Lee and McClellan, as well as Burnside, Longstreet, Hooker, and Jackson, all took part in the single bloodiest day of the Civil War.
(DVD) In November 1864, Sherman and an army of 60,000 troops began their march from Atlanta to Savannah, and then up through the Carolinas. He led his soldiers over 650 miles in less than 100 marching days, losing only 600 men along the way. Sherman achieved his goal: to expedite the end of the war.
(Audiobook) Jeff Shaara, America's premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit. Shaara explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict and provides engaging narratives of the war's crucial battles, as well as intriguing historical footnotes about each site. From Antietam to Gettysburg to Vicksburg, and to the many poignant destinations in between, Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields is the ideal guide for casual tourists and Civil War enthusiasts alike.
(DVD) Even today, almost 150 years after Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, unexpected secrets and little-known stories continue to emerge from Civil War history. Learn about the Thermopylae-esque Union victory at Mine Creek, Kansas, and the attempt by coal miners of the North to plant explosives underneath a Confederate fort.
(DVD) The groundbreaking and still-controversial D.W. Griffith film tells of the Stoneman and Cameron families, who fight on different sides in the Civil War. After the war is over, they return to a South changed by Reconstruction. This DVD also includes seven Civil War short films.
(DVD) A satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening mockumentary which examines the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
(Music CD) This anthology of hits from the Canadian rock band features "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," which tells of the last days of the American Civil War.