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Struggle For Vicksburg DVD

$14.95

    Model: DV-35
    Run Time: 90 minutes
    Format: Region: plays worldwide, NTSC
  • Battle and siege brought to life
  • Complete battlefield tour
  • Three bonus videos
  • Features original Civil War music score by Bobby Horton
  • Blends historic paintings & superb photography

BATTLE AND SIEGE BROUGHT TO LIFE
This fully-narrated DVD tours Vicksburg National Military Park in Mississippi and gives a full account of the vast 1863 military and naval campaign that culminated in the siege of Vicksburg. It features exciting battle sound effects and a moving music score by Civil War musician Bobby Horton.  Exceptional picture quality. Great DVD extras!
COMPLETE BATTLEFIELD TOUR
Blending superb photography of the park with authentic battlefield illustrations and life-like paintings from Civil War artist Mort Künstler, this program lets the viewer relate Vicksburg's peaceful countryside with its wartime role in that bloody and brutal conflict.

 
DVD BONUS FEATURES:
• Vicksburg Quiz - Answer the campaign questions correctly and earn a reward!
• Vicksburg music video - A moving marshal tribute!
• 1917 Veterans Reunion at Vicksburg video - This seven-minute historical newsreel "The Blue & the Gray" was produced not long after the 1917 reunion of Civil War veterans at Vicksburg. Over 8,000 former soldiers - both Union and Confederate - met on the Vicksburg battlefield more than 50 years after the War.
• Salvage of the Gunboat Cairo - This 20-minute 1960 National Park Service documentary recounts the raising of the U.S.S. Cairo. On December 12, 1862, the Federal gunboat Cairo was sunk by an electronically-activated mine near Vicksburg. She lay undisturbed for nearly a century. In the early 1960s, she was raised and authentically restored and is now displayed at Vicksburg National Military Park.

 
 
DVD CHAPTERS:
1 Introduction
2 Mississippi River
3 U.S.S. Cairo
4 Champion Hill
5 Siege Operations
6 Surrender
7 Park Tour
8 Shirley House
9 Illinois Memorial
10 National Cemetery
11 Louisiana Memorial
12 Texas Memorial

 

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 22 February, 2008.

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