Blood and Fury: America's Civil War

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  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 6.0  (203)

Blood and Fury: America's Civil War is a captivating documentary series that explores the various battles that defined the American Civil War. It takes the viewer on a journey through the war and reveals pivotal moments that shaped the course of history. The show is narrated by Brian Scott Carleton, an Emmy-winning television and film writer known for his work on shows such as The West Wing and Law & Order. Astride him are historians Drew Moss and Garry E. Adelman. Drew Moss is a seasoned historian and author with a deep knowledge of the Civil War era. He is also the Chief of Interpretation at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Garry E. Adelman, on the other hand, is a Civil War battlefield preservationist who has authored dozens of books and articles on the subject. Both historians provide valuable insights into the battles and the overall historical context of the war.

The series covers the events that led to the war, including the rise of slavery as an institution and the economic and political tensions between the North and the South. It examines the differences between the two sides, as well as their motivations for going to war. The viewers get a chance to see how the war changed over time, from the early battles fought with traditional warfare tactics, to the emergence of new technologies and strategies that forever changed the nature of warfare.

Blood and Fury: America's Civil War uses rich visual effects, battlefield reenactments, and interviews with experts to bring the stories of the war to life. The series features detailed maps and graphics that help explain the progression of the battles, along with commentary from military experts on the tactics and strategies used in each battle.

One of the most interesting aspects of the show is its focus on some of the lesser-known battles of the Civil War. In addition to the famous battles such as Gettysburg and Antietam, the series also covers less well-known conflicts such as the Battle of Pea Ridge, which took place in Arkansas, and the Battle of Stones River, fought in Tennessee. These battles may not be as well-known, but they were crucial turning points in the war and helped shape the final outcome.

Blood and Fury: America's Civil War also explores the human side of the conflict, telling the stories of individuals who fought in the war. The series features interviews with descendants of soldiers who fought in the war, as well as readings from letters and diaries of soldiers on both the Union and Confederate sides. These firsthand accounts provide a personal touch to the history of the Civil War, helping the viewer understand what it was like to live in those times.

Overall, Blood and Fury: America's Civil War is a must-watch series for anyone interested in American history, military history, or simply loves a good story. The series is both informative and engaging, and it provides a fresh perspective on a conflict that still resonates in our society today. With its high-quality production values and wealth of historical knowledge, Blood and Fury: America's Civil War is a true masterpiece of documentary filmmaking.

Blood and Fury: America's Civil War is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on December 14, 2016.

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Battle of Petersburg
6. Battle of Petersburg
January 18, 2017
April 1865: The Union invasion of the south has ground to a halt at the seemingly impregnable ring of trenches built around Petersburg, Virginia. After eight bloody attempts to storm them have failed, two officers from Vermont will lead a daring raid.
Battle of Nashville
5. Battle of Nashville
January 11, 2017
The Battle of Nashville, a December 1864 clash in which Union forces under Gen. John Hood routed Gen. George Thomas' Confederates in Tennessee, is recalled.
Battle of Gettysburg
4. Battle of Gettysburg
January 4, 2017
July 1863: An elite band of Yankee Sharpshooters must stop Robert E. Lee's Alabamian shock troops from flanking the Union line and winning the battle of Gettysburg and perhaps the entire Civil War.
Battle of Fredricksburg
3. Battle of Fredricksburg
December 28, 2016
Dec. 1862: Following the strategic Union win at Antietam, Federal forces clash with a massive Rebel army in the town of Fredricksburg, Virginia. In what will become the largest fight of the Civil War.
Battle of Antietam
2. Battle of Antietam
December 21, 2016
September 1862. Following a string of victories in Virginia, Confederate military genius General Robert E. Lee brings his Army north in a bold attempt to end the Civil War and win Southern Independence.
Battle of Bull Run
1. Battle of Bull Run
December 14, 2016
July 1861. In what will be the first real battle of the Civil War, untested and poorly trained Rebel and Confederate troops clash on the blood soaked banks of the Bull Run River. Thousands will be killed and wounded, shocking the nation.
Where to Watch Blood and Fury: America's Civil War
Blood and Fury: America's Civil War is available for streaming on the AHC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Blood and Fury: America's Civil War on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and AHC.
  • Premiere Date
    December 14, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (203)