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    [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
    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
    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
    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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Brigadier General Harvey Graham of Co. B, 1st Iowa Infantry Regiment and 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment in uniform] 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 10 cm (4 x 5 format)
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
    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
  • Film, Video
    The Civil War--two views. Catalog Record Only Sound accompaniment compatible for manual and automatic operation. Also issued with sound accompaniment in cassette. Scripts, Elinor Goettel; narrators, Mandel Kramer, Maurice Ottinger; music, Lorre Wyatt; editor, Robert Gindick.
    • Date: 1977
  • 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
    Investigating history. The lost battle of the Civil War /
    Lost battle of the Civil War Catalog Record Only
    A study of the Civil War battle of Mine Creek in Kansas. Outnumbered Union horsemen defeated Confederate soldiers during the Oct. 25, 1864, engagement. Includes comments by historians and archival letters.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    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.
    • Date: 1974
  • Film, Video
    The Civil War. 1863--the universe of battle / Catalog Record Only PA504-992 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; PA504-992. 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 ...
    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video
    Secrets of the Civil War : the stories of lost battles and covert missions finally revealed /
    Stories of lost battles and covert missions finally revealed Catalog Record Only
    "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. In the cavalry charge at Mine Creek in Kansas, it took only 30 minutes for 2,800 Union troops to defeat an enemy force more than double in size, and yet, few people have heard of it. The same can be ...
    • Contributor: Arts and Entertainment Network - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
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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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    Profiles in courage. Thomas Hart Benton /
    Thomas Hart Benton Catalog Record Only
    Dramatizes the role of Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton in opposing the extension of slavery into California and preventing the secession of Missouri from the Union. Anlyzes the varying interpretations of the Constitution that led the country into a civil war.
    • Date: 1964
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    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 ...
    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video
    Raintree County / Catalog Record Only A beautiful young woman, who believes that she is the daughter of an adulterous affair between her father and a mulatto slave, is married to an idealistic young man in this drama set in the Civil War era South. With the war as background, the two young people must solve their problems and find a true meaning and purpose in their lives. Includes overture ...
    • Date: 1957
  • Film, Video
    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
    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four segments of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1954
  • Film, Video
    Omnibus. Lincoln /
    Lincoln Catalog Record Only
    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 3 film segments of varying lengths focusing on Abraham Lincoln. This is a condensed version of 5 film segments on Lincoln aired during the first season of Omnibus.
    • Date: 1956
  • Film, Video
    Themes and things of the American Civil War /
    American Civil War, themes and things. 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.
    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video
    The Civil War. 1865--the better angels of our nature / Catalog Record Only PA504-996 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; PA504-996. 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. Index to series available from reference librarian. On cassette ...
    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video
    Two Kentucky boys. Catalog Record Only "Gum" Jenkins and "Skinny" Brown, two boyhood friends in Kentucky, follow the differing preferences of their fathers and enlist to fight on opposite sides in the Civil War.
    • Date: 1917
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    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 ...
    • Date: 1990