Civil War Combat
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The Wheatfield at Gettysburg

Aired on Feb 24, 200044m

When the Confederate Army engaged the Union Army at Gettysburg in July 1863, an area of little value known as "the Wheatfield" suddenly became the focus of intense conflict.

When the Confederate Army engaged the Union Army at Gettysburg in July 1863, an area of little value known as "the Wheatfield" suddenly became the focus of intense conflict.

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The Battle Of Franklin

Aired on Sep 11, 200343m

Confederate forces under John Bell Hood launch a series of failed assaults on Franklin, Tennessee, leading to one of the worst Confederate loses of the war.

Confederate forces under John Bell Hood launch a series of failed assaults on Franklin, Tennessee, leading to one of the worst Confederate loses of the war.

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The Battle of Fredericksburg

Aired on Jul 03, 200242m

On December 13, 1862, Union General Ambrose Burnside mounted a massive but futile frontal assault on Confederate troops outside of Fredericksburg, Virginia that became one of the Union Army's worst defeats.

On December 13, 1862, Union General Ambrose Burnside mounted a massive but futile frontal assault on Confederate troops outside of Fredericksburg, Virginia that became one of the Union Army's worst defeats.

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The Battle of Chancellorsville

Aired on Jul 04, 200243m

In May 1863, in the wilderness of Virginia, the Union Army launched a massive assault on the Confederates. But what seemed a certain Union victory was upended by a surprise attack led by General "Stonewall" Jackson.

In May 1863, in the wilderness of Virginia, the Union Army launched a massive assault on the Confederates. But what seemed a certain Union victory was upended by a surprise attack led by General "Stonewall" Jackson.

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Little Round Top At Gettysburg

Aired on Jul 05, 200243m

Gettysburg climaxes on a rocky hillside known as Little Round Top. Heroes born of the bloody battle include Strong Vincent, Patrick O'Roarke, Gouverneur K. Warren, and Joshua Chamberlain.

Gettysburg climaxes on a rocky hillside known as Little Round Top. Heroes born of the bloody battle include Strong Vincent, Patrick O'Roarke, Gouverneur K. Warren, and Joshua Chamberlain.

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Culp's Hill at Gettysburg

Aired on Sep 11, 200343m

In one of the most crucial engagements of the Civil War, Confederates struggle to gain control of Culp's Hill, a critical Union position that if lost could turn the tide of the war itself.

In one of the most crucial engagements of the Civil War, Confederates struggle to gain control of Culp's Hill, a critical Union position that if lost could turn the tide of the war itself.

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The Battle Of Chickamauga

Aired on Sep 11, 200343m

The Union Army wages a bloody campaign at Chickamauga on their path to capture the key railroad hub of Chattanooga.

The Union Army wages a bloody campaign at Chickamauga on their path to capture the key railroad hub of Chattanooga.

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The Crater At Petersburg

Aired on Sep 11, 200343m

As Lee and Grant face off outside Petersburg, the Union Army lauches an audacious—and doomed—plan to dig a crater beneath Confederate forces.

As Lee and Grant face off outside Petersburg, the Union Army lauches an audacious—and doomed—plan to dig a crater beneath Confederate forces.