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  • The rival brothers' patriotism /

    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)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1911
  • 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
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1861
  • 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)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Civil War symposium

    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
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • 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.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1959
  • Deep sea detectives. Damn the torpedoes / Catalog Record Only

    Exploring the wreckage of the USS Tecumseh, which sank in 1864 during the Battle of Mobile Bay.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four segments of varying lengths.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1954
  • The birth of a nation / Catalog Record Only

    Griffith's historical spectacle film of the Civil War and its aftermath is told through the intertwined stories of two families, one on each side of the conflict.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
  • The Crisis / Catalog Record Only

    A Civil War drama set in St. Louis. Shows how the war affects the families of two old friends who hold opposite views concerning slavery and the War Between the States. Includes battle scenes.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • The blue and the gray / Catalog Record Only

    This overview of the Civil War travels to some of the war's landmarks and the battlefields where the major turning-points of the war occured. Visits are made to Richmond and the Confederate Capitol, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, where a re-enactment of the Gettysburg address is presented, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, and Appomattox Courthouse. At these locations, the fallen and those who served are commemorated with monuments. In ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1935
  • The Civil War. 1865--war is all hell / Catalog Record Only

    PA504-995 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: American Documentaries, Inc. Appl. au.: Florentine Films, a division of American Documentaries, Inc., employer for hire. DCR 1989; PUB 1Feb90; REG 28Dec90; PA504-995. Copyright notice on film: Kenneth Lauren Burns ; 1989. Narrator and senior creative consultant, David McCullough ; consultants, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. With: Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. For viewing copy, copy 2 only: This episode continues ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • Themes and things of the American Civil War / Catalog Record Only

    Historian and re-enactor Jack Ciotti takes his young friends on a tour of the Civil War era. Using authentic period items, clothing, weapons and historic stills, he explains what life was like for people back then, and explores the issues that led to war.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • One nation, indivisible / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Kaw Valley Films, Inc. ; 1985. Originally released under title Railroads and westward expansion, 1845-1865 by BFA Educational Media in 1978. Full name of production company is Calvin Communications. Sources used: M/B/RS organizations file; copyright descriptive material; Educational film & video locator, 4th ed., v. 2, p. 2602; copyright data sheet. Received: 11/17/86; ref print; copyright deposit--407; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
  • The Civil War. 1862--a very bloody affair / Catalog Record Only

    PA504-989 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: American Documentaries, Inc. Appl. au.: Florentine Films, a division of American Documentaries, Inc., employer for hire. DCR 1989; PUB 1Feb90; REG 28Dec90; PA504-989. Copyright notice on film: Kenneth Lauren Burns ; 1989. Narrator and senior creative consultant, David McCullough ; consultants, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. With: Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. For viewing copy, copy 2 only: This episode continues ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • 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. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • The Civil War. 1864--valley of the shadow of death / Catalog Record Only

    PA504-993 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: American Documentaries, Inc. Appl. au.: Florentine Films, a division of American Documentaries, Inc., employer for hire. DCR 1989; PUB 1Feb90; REG 28Dec90; PA504-993. Copyright notice on film: Kenneth Lauren Burns ; 1989. Narrator and senior creative consultant, David McCullough ; consultants, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. With: Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. For viewing copy, copy 2 only: This episode may ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • North and South. Catalog Record Only

    Two families, the Hazards and the Mains, are geographically and ideologically separated by the U.S. Civil War. The hatred, prejudice, and greed that tear at the fabric of a nation also threaten to destroy the threads that have woven the lives of these two families together. Book one: One is from a Northern industrial family, one from a Southern plantation family. They're West Point ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • The Civil War / Catalog Record Only

    The tragedy of the Civil War is described in the words of one its youngest soldiers, Elijah Morris, who witnessed the war first hand.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Profiles in courage. Grover Cleveland / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary profile of Grover Cleveland. Explores the motivation of President Cleveland in vetoing the dependent pensions bill for Civil War veterans in 1887 and in attempting to reduce the high tariff, despite the warnings of his advisers that the animosity of Civil War veterans and powerful business interests would hurt his chances for re-election in 1888.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
  • The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Catalog Record Only

    Presents the story of the long life of Miss Jane Pittman, who began her life as a slave in the South and who marched for her civil rights in the 20th century at the age of 110.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Cold Mountain / Catalog Record Only

    In the waning days of the American Civil War, Inman, a wounded Conferate soldier leaves the hospital where he is recuperating and embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with Ada, the woman he left behind. Deserters like Inman are considered traitors and are ordered to be killed by the home-guards, ruthless vigilantes who also prey upon ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • 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.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Robert E. Lee country Catalog Record Only

    The video takes viewers in the footsteps of the great Confederate general during the war that nearly tore the America apart.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
  • The Civil War. 1861--the cause / Catalog Record Only

    PA504-988 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: American Documentaries, Inc. Appl. au.: Florentine Films, a division of American Documentaries, Inc., employer for hire. DCR 1989; PUB 1Feb90; REG 28Dec90; PA504-988. Copyright notice on film: Kenneth Lauren Burns ; 1989. Narrator and senior creative consultant, David McCullough ; consultants, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. With: Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. For viewing copy, copy 2 only: This episode may ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990