The Civil War on You Tube

While I was searching  for  information about the Draft of 300,000 militia for nine months, I found this site which then led me to these four videos about the Civil War giving us a bird-eye view of that war.

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Here is the link to these videos made in 1958.

The Civil War (1958) part 1

The Civil War comes to life in this 1958 Navy documentary, created using original artwork. Part I of the series begins with the attack on Fort Sumter, and then examines early war plans. It concludes with the historic duel between CSS Virginia and USS Monitor – the first battle of ironclads. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UMO-41.

The Civil War (1958) part 2

The Civil War comes to life in this 1958 Navy documentary, created using original artwork. Part 2 covers the campaign on the western rivers in 1862, and naval action supporting Union movements near Richmond. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UMO-41.

The Civil War (1958) part 3

The Civil War comes to life in this 1958 Navy documentary, created using original artwork. Part 3 looks at the capture of Vicksburg, the use of the spar torpedo, and the debut of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UMO-41.

The Civil War (1958) part 4

The Civil War comes to life in this 1958 Navy documentary, created using original artwork. Part 4 presents the final phase of the war, including the duel between USS Kearsarge and CSS Alabama, and the Battle of Mobile Bay. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UMO-41

More videos about the Civil War.

Civil War Life part 1

Civil War Life part 2

Civil War Life part 3

Next time, Alexander Bennett’s third battle, Lee’s Mills, Virginia.

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