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The Resource The American Civil War, The Great Courses ; Gary W. Gallagher, (DVD)

The American Civil War, The Great Courses ; Gary W. Gallagher, (DVD)

Label
The American Civil War
Title
The American Civil War
Statement of responsibility
The Great Courses ; Gary W. Gallagher
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the causes of the American Civil War, why the North won, how military campaigns unfolded, and how the war affected various elements of American society
Member of
Cataloging source
JP3
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gallagher, Gary W.
LC call number
E178.1
LC item number
.G35 2000
PerformerNote
Professor Gary W. Gallagher, University of Virginia, lecturer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gallagher, Gary W
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
Great courses, history, modern history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Secession
  • Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
  • Corinth (Miss.)
  • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
  • Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
  • Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
  • Port Hudson (La.)
  • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864
  • Vicksburg (Miss.)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • United States
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Antietam, Battle of (Maryland : 1862)
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of (Virginia : 1861)
  • Chattanooga, Battle of (Tennessee : 1863)
  • Gettysburg, Battle of (Pennsylvania : 1863)
  • Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877)
  • Shiloh, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862)
  • Siege of Corinth (Mississippi : 1862)
  • Siege of Fort Sumter (Charleston, South Carolina : 1861)
  • Siege of Port Hudson (Louisiana : 1863)
  • Siege of Vicksburg (Mississippi : 1863)
  • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of (Virginia : 1864)
  • African Americans
  • Finance
  • Military campaigns
  • Peace
  • Secession
  • War
  • Women
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • Mississippi
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Southern States
  • Tennessee
  • Tennessee
  • United States
  • Virginia
Technique
live action
Label
The American Civil War, The Great Courses ; Gary W. Gallagher, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 885"--Disc surface
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, course scope note, lecture notes, maps, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (viii, 241 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Course guidebook includes bibliographical references, p. 226-241
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Prelude to war -- The election of 1860 -- The lower South secedes -- The crisis at Fort Sumter -- The opposing sides, I -- The opposing sides, II ; Disc 2. The common soldier -- First Manassas or Bull Run -- Contending for the border states -- Early Union triumphs in the west -- Shiloh and Corinth -- The Peninsula Campaign -- Disc 3. The Seven Days' battles -- The Kentucky campaign of 1862 -- Antietam -- The background to emancipation -- Emancipation completed -- Filling the ranks ; Disc 4. Sinews of war-finance and supply -- The war in the west, winter 1862-63 -- The war in Virginia, winter and spring 1862-63 -- Gettysburg -- Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and Tullahoma -- A season of uncertainty, summer and fall 1863 -- Disc 5. Grant at Chattanooga -- The diplomatic front -- African-Americans in wartime, I -- African-Americans in wartime, II -- Wartime reconstruction -- The naval war ; Disc 6. The river war & Confederate commerce raiders -- Women at war, I -- Women at war, II -- Stalemate in 1864 -- Sherman versus Johnston in Georgia -- The wilderness to Spotsylvania -- Disc 7. Cold Harbor to Petersburg -- The Confederate home front, I -- The Confederate home front, II -- The Northern home front, I -- The Northern home front, II -- Prisoners of war ; Disc 8. Mobile Bay and Atlanta -- Petersburg, the Crater, and the Valley -- The final campaigns -- Petersburg to Appomattox -- Closing scenes and reckonings -- Remembering the war
Control code
ocn936212220
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (ca. 1440 min.)
Isbn
9781565855878
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 885
  • PB885A
  • ID885A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)936212220
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The American Civil War, The Great Courses ; Gary W. Gallagher, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 885"--Disc surface
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, course scope note, lecture notes, maps, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (viii, 241 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Course guidebook includes bibliographical references, p. 226-241
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Prelude to war -- The election of 1860 -- The lower South secedes -- The crisis at Fort Sumter -- The opposing sides, I -- The opposing sides, II ; Disc 2. The common soldier -- First Manassas or Bull Run -- Contending for the border states -- Early Union triumphs in the west -- Shiloh and Corinth -- The Peninsula Campaign -- Disc 3. The Seven Days' battles -- The Kentucky campaign of 1862 -- Antietam -- The background to emancipation -- Emancipation completed -- Filling the ranks ; Disc 4. Sinews of war-finance and supply -- The war in the west, winter 1862-63 -- The war in Virginia, winter and spring 1862-63 -- Gettysburg -- Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and Tullahoma -- A season of uncertainty, summer and fall 1863 -- Disc 5. Grant at Chattanooga -- The diplomatic front -- African-Americans in wartime, I -- African-Americans in wartime, II -- Wartime reconstruction -- The naval war ; Disc 6. The river war & Confederate commerce raiders -- Women at war, I -- Women at war, II -- Stalemate in 1864 -- Sherman versus Johnston in Georgia -- The wilderness to Spotsylvania -- Disc 7. Cold Harbor to Petersburg -- The Confederate home front, I -- The Confederate home front, II -- The Northern home front, I -- The Northern home front, II -- Prisoners of war ; Disc 8. Mobile Bay and Atlanta -- Petersburg, the Crater, and the Valley -- The final campaigns -- Petersburg to Appomattox -- Closing scenes and reckonings -- Remembering the war
Control code
ocn936212220
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (ca. 1440 min.)
Isbn
9781565855878
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 885
  • PB885A
  • ID885A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)936212220
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

Subject

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