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    The rival brothers' patriotism
    Patriotisme des frères rivaux
    Two brothers, Jim and Robert, who are rivals for the same woman, Mary, enlist in the Union Army during the Civil War. Six months later at camp, Jim inadvertently reads Mary's letter to Robert and realizes Mary loves Robert. That same day, Jim and Robert are charged with carrying a message through enemy territory. While on their mission, Jim confesses that he read Mary's...
    • Contributor: American Kinema - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Marshall (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1911
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gen. Wm. A. Pile 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 11 cm. | Photograph shows Union General William A. Pile, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.
    • Date: 1861
  • Film, Video
    Open thy lattice, love videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source Characteristics). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 1861
  • Film, Video
    [Brigadier General Harvey Graham of Co. B, 1st Iowa Infantry Regiment and 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment in uniform] Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).
    • Date: 1861
  • Film, Video
    [Brigadier General Adam Badeau of 4th Regular Army Infantry Regiment and Aide-de-Camp U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform] Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Maj. B.S. Alexander 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 11 cm. | Photograph shows Brevet Brigadier General Barton S. Alexander, full-length portrait standing, facing right. He served in the Union Army as an engineer commander during the American Civil War.
    • Date: 1861
  • Film, Video
    Civil War symposium
    Civil War and American memory
    Webcast of a 2 1/2 day symposium with leading Civil War experts. It consisted of eight panel discussions on various aspects of the war, presentations of Library of Congress Civil War materials, dramatic readings from Civil War letters, diaries and other materials, a showing of the film The Red Badge of Courage and silent films about the war, and a concert of Civil War...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress Civil War Symposium
    • Date: 2002
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    Funeral of Hiram Cronk The film shows a city thoroughfare lined with crowds of people watching a military parade. The first group to come into view is a marching band [Frame: 0120], then a large formation of soldiers in the uniform of Rough Riders [0720]. Following them is a hearse drawn by four black horses, escorted by veterans of the Civil War [2742], and horse-drawn open carriages. The...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
  • Film, Video
    [Brigadier General Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan of Co. E, 6th Indiana Infantry Regiment, 13th Indiana Infantry Regiment, and General Staff U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform] Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).
    • Date: 1861
  • Film, Video
    [Major General William Henry Chase Whiting of 1st Confederate States Engineers Regiment and General and Staff Confederate States Infantry Regiment in uniform] Title devised by Library staff. Film copy negative: LC-B8171-3241X. Forms part of Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).
    • Date: 1861
  • Film, Video
    Lincoln
    Gore Vidal's Lincoln Catalog Record Only
    Reveals the political and personal struggles of President Lincoln as he guided the nation through the Civil War while confronting his own family tragedies.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Lamont - Christiansen, Bob (Robert W.) - Rosenberg, Rick - Kinoy, Ernest - Moore, Mary Tyler - Waterston, Sam - Mulligan, Richard - Gold, Ernest - Wages, William - Oliver, James ... Johnson, Lamont - Christiansen, Bob (Robert W.) - Rosenberg, Rick - Kinoy, Ernest - Moore, Mary Tyler - Waterston, Sam - Mulligan, Richard - Gold, Ernest - Wages, William - Oliver, James - Peters, Paul - Finnegan, William - Finnegan, Pat - Vidal, Gore - Echo Bridge Home Entertainment - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Iron jaws : the killing power of Civil War artillery /
    Iron jaws, the killing power of Civil War artillery | Killing power of Civil War artillery Catalog Record Only
    Profound advances in weaponry changed battle dynamics and ultimately determined the victor of the Civil War.
    • Date: 1997
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    The Civil War / Catalog Record Only Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.
    • Date: 2011
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    Malone. Shelby Foote / Catalog Record Only Writer Shelby Foote talks about the Civil War and the writing of his three-volume series on the war. He also discusses his other writings and famous authors he has known.
    • Date: 1991
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    Gettysburg / Catalog Record Only General Robert E. Lee believes that he can end the war with a decisive victory over Federal troops by taking Gettysburg, then marching on Washington with an offer to President Lincoln of terms for peace. The rebel leader and his men are tired after three years of fighting a war most thought would be over in a month. The Northern troops are in disarray....
    • Date: 1993
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    Dixie Catalog Record Only The story is told from the angle of a South Carolina family, the Allan's. The sons go off to fight and the women are left to manage the plantations and to provide food for the army. A northern spy comes along and tells the other slaves that Lincoln's army will set them free and that they won't have to work any more. The slaves...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Webster - Stephenson, Martha Tucker - Dewey, Arthur - Johnstone, Florence - Sherry, Barney - Phillips, Albert - Bond, Brenda - Blossom, May - Wickland, Lyons - Stephenson, Nathaniel W. (Nathaniel Wright) - Yale University Press - Chronicles of America Picture Corporation - Pathé Exchange - Brook (Herbert) Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Lehigh University Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1924
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    Civil War battles. The Union restored /
    Union restored Catalog Record Only
    This series relates the stories of battles of the Civil War. By using historical documentation and reenactments, this series portrays the history of the men who fought in this war.
    • Date: 2002
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    A sublime sacrifice / Catalog Record Only Two brothers, Jim and Robert, enlist in the Union Army during the Civil War. Jim and Robert are charged with carrying a message through enemy territory. Jim devises a plan to draw the enemy's attention away, sacrificing himself to allow Robert to escape and deliver the message successfully. After the ensuing battle, Robert finds Jim's body and places a medal on his chest.
    • Date: 1911
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    The songs of the Civil War / Catalog Record Only Songs from the Civil War era are performed by various artists.
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    The horse soldiers / Catalog Record Only A Civil War story concerning a Union cavalry expedition deep into Confederate territory to cut the railroad line that supplies the strong point of Vicksburg during its siege in 1863.
    • Date: 1959
  • Film, Video
    The birth of a nation /
    Birth of a nation, including excerpts from the long lost film The birth of a race | Birth of a nation--or the clansman | Clansman Catalog Record Only
    PA572-703 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Lumivision Corporation and International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. DCR 1991; PUB 5Mar91; REG 31Jan92; PA572-703. The David W. Griffith Corp. copyrighted the picture under the title, The birth of the nation--or the clansman. The picture premiered as The clansman before the title was changed to The birth of a nation. Photography, Billy Bitzer. Henry Walthall, Miriam...
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Glory Catalog Record Only PA452-565 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: ORIX Film Enterprises Number 1. DCR 1989; PUB 14Dec89; REG 2Feb90; PA452-565. Copyright notice on film: Tri-Star Pictures, Inc. ; 1989. Co-producer, Pieter Jan Brugge ; music, James Horner, The Boys Choir of Harlem. Matthew Broderick (Col. Shaw), Denzel Washington (Trip), Morgan Freeman (John Rawlins), Raymond St. Jacques (Frederick Douglass). Variety, 12/13/1989. New York times, 12/14/1989, p. C-15. Based...
    • Contributor: Zwick, Edward - Broderick, Matthew - Washington, Denzel - Freeman, Morgan - St. Jacques, Raymond - Tri-Star Pictures - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1989
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    Charlotte Forten's mission--experiment in freedom /
    Experiment in freedom Catalog Record Only
    "Drama based on the true story of Charlotte Forten, a young black woman who became an integral part of President Lincoln's "great experiment." During the Civil War, Southern troops were forced off the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia, which left 8,000 slaves as free. Miss Forten's mission was to journey south to Sea Island and lead those slaves in the transition from...
    • Contributor: Williams, Samm-Art - Moore, Melba - McGill, Bruce - Ruginis, Vyto - Gunn, Moses - LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1985
  • Film, Video
    [email protected] : how the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America /
    Lincoln at Gettysburg | How the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America Catalog Record Only
    Braids together the stories behind Lincoln's appearance at Gettysburg, his speech that day, and its dissemination to explore Lincoln's roles as military commander, chief executive, and minister to a wounded and grieving people.
    • Contributor: Schnall, Peter - Gazit, Chana - Strathairn, David - Partisan Pictures (Firm) - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014