General Joshua L. Chamberlain
First part focuses on Joshua L. Chamberlain, a professor, who was wounded six times and accepted the Confederate troop surrender at Appomattox. Second part describes the astronomical casualties at Gettysburg and Lincoln's memorial to them.
|Published:||New York : A & E Home Video, c1994.|
|Series:||Civil War journal II ;
vol. 2. |
|Online Access:||Alexander Street Press Video Collection Available to Current GSU Faculty, Staff and Students|
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|Summary:||First part focuses on Joshua L. Chamberlain, a professor, who was wounded six times and accepted the Confederate troop surrender at Appomattox. Second part describes the astronomical casualties at Gettysburg and Lincoln's memorial to them.|
Part II - Volume II General Joshua L. Chamberlain. Prof. Joshua L. Chamberlain left his teaching post at Bowdoin College to tame the Rebels - and he almost did. As a Union general, he was wounded six times, awarded the Medal of Honor, and accepted the surrender of Confederate at Appomattox." Among those interviewed: Dr. Paul A. Hutton [Prof. U. of New Mexico], James S. Trulock [Historian], William C. Davis [Historian], Brian Pohanka [Civil War Historian], James M. McPherson [Prof. of History, Princeton University], Julia Colvin Oehmig [Curator, J.L. Chamberlain, Museum Pejepscot Historical Society], Gary Gallagher [Prof. of History, Penn State University], Chris M. Calkins [Historian]. Notes: Produced by Melissa Jo Peltier. Directed by Craig Haffner. Lincoln and Gettysburg. "What price glory? Although a Union victor, Gettysburg resulted in astronomical casualties for both sides: 23,000 Federals, 28,000 Confederates. Four months later, President Lincoln eloquently stated his grief for the fallen soldiers in his monumental Gettysburg Address." Among those interviewed: Paul M. Zaul [Research Scholar, Huntington Library], Bill G. Williams [Historian, author of Days of Darkness: The Gettysburg Civilians], Dr. John S. Patterson [American Studies, Penn State, Harrisburg], Jim McPherson [Historian], Gary Gallagher [Historian], Gabor S. Boritt [author, Lincoln's Generals]. William A. Frassanito [Historian/author].
|General Notes:||"A History TV Network Presentation."|
Originally produced or released in 1994.
Run time: approx. 100 min.
|Physical Description:||1 online resource (1 streaming video (100 min.))|