The Civil War. Episode 4, 1863--simply murder

United States, 1989

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “The Civil War”.
The war is in its third year and enthusiasm for the fighting has fled. In their awful camps men are dying of disease at the rate of two for every one slain in combat. Yet the struggle goes on. Robert E. Lee devastates the Union at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville but at great cost. At Vicksburg Ulysses S. Grant lays siege to the rebel stronghold, slowly throttling the South’s lifeline. Meanwhile General Lee prepares to invade Maryland and Pennsylvania, thereby setting the stage for the war’s greatest battle.

Credits

director

Ken Burns

co-producer

Ric Burns

Ken Burns

production company

WETA-TV

Florentine Films

Language

English

Duration

01:00:00:00

Colour

Black and White and Colour

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