Great Commanders and Battles of the Civil War

Great Commanders and Battles of the Civil War

  • 2017
  • 1 Season

"Look men, there is Jackson standing like a stone wall! Let us determine to die here, and we will conquer!" That cry tells the story of the battle of First Manassas on July 21, 1861. Thereafter, the great commanders of the North and South would engage in 13 additional battles. It's all here, the unforgettable images of the bitterest conflicts ever waged on American soil.

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Gettysburg and Stories of Valor
8. Gettysburg and Stories of Valor
February 1, 2017
14 Stories that capture the human experience of Gettysburg. Included are Col. Strong Vincent's defense of Little Round Top, the "hollowed ground" of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and many more.
Lincoln and Lee at Antietam
7. Lincoln and Lee at Antietam
February 1, 2017
In 1862, Abraham Lincoln wanted to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, but needed a victory as a showcase. However, Gen. Robert E Lee had his sights set on invading the North. When Lee's battle strategy notes fell into the hands of the Union Army, the North quickly gained the upper hand.
Twilight of the Confederacy
6. Twilight of the Confederacy
February 1, 2017
By 1864, the American Civil War was three Years old. For those who thought that the conflict between the North and the South would have been decided by the battle at Bull Run had been proven cruelly wrong. The North was frustrated and the South was desperate. The war had seemed to reach a stalemate but still it dragged on.
Total War
5. Total War
February 1, 2017
Throughout the land, war weariness was spreading. Even news of victory did little to raise public morale as the hospitals were overflowing and the financial cost of the war was growing everyday. Despite all this, there was to be one end to the fighting, the fact was that too many lives on either side had been lost to turn back.
The Early Days
4. The Early Days
February 1, 2017
The dramatic events of Fort Sumter put an end to the political posturing of the Federal government. With the surrendering of the United State's fort, any hope of a peaceful resolution between the two sides had vanished as the Nation had decided to go to war with itself.
The Road to Fort Sumter
3. The Road to Fort Sumter
February 1, 2017
The first shots at Fort Sumter in 1861 marked the beginning of a conflict that scarred the soul of our Nation, the American Civil War. However the Northern States and the Southern States were on a collision course for many years, even before these shots were fired.
Ulysses S. Grant
2. Ulysses S. Grant
February 1, 2017
To friends, he was known as Sam, but to President Lincoln Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was the key to victory. His role in the Civil War was far-reaching. Lincoln promoted Grant to Commander of all the Union forces and his dogged attacks on the Armies of the Confederacy set him apart as the best of the Union generals.
Thomas J.
1. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and Joshua L. Chamberlain
February 1, 2017
Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson was considered to be Gen. Lee's right-hand man. Rising in military rank as the Civil War Progressed, Jackson fought in many battles. "In great deeds, something abides." These words exemplify the prolific Brig. Gen. Joshua Chamberlain, who is best know for his heroic participation in the battle of Gettysberg.
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"Look men, there is Jackson standing like a stone wall! Let us determine to die here, and we will conquer!" That cry tells the story of the battle of First Manassas on July 21, 1861. Thereafter, the great commanders of the North and South would engage in 13 additional battles. It's all here, the unforgettable images of the bitterest conflicts ever waged on American soil.Great Commanders and Battles of the Civil War is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on February 1, 2017.

Great Commanders and Battles of the Civil War is available for streaming on the Inecom Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Great Commanders and Battles of the Civil War on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    February 1, 2017