American Civil War

American Civil War

Share
American Civil War
  • Across: The Father Tolton Freedom Story

    Movie + 4 extras

    During the chaos of the Civil War, a Missouri slave boy makes an attempt to escape, despite a cruel overseer, Confederate soldiers, and the mighty Mississippi River blocking his path. Across is based on the true story of Augustine Tolton, an early Civil Rights hero.

    This short film is the first ...

  • Hold My Horse
    Movie + 3 extras

    Hold My Horse

    Movie + 3 extras

    Prone to dressing in civilian clothes when not on duty, Civil War General Israel Richardson decides to teach a lesson to an arrogant young lieutenant tasked with delivering him a message.

    The story is drawn from a diary left by Daniel Crotty, a Civil War veteran. Set in the spring of 1862, the ...

  • Antietam
    Movie + 2 extras

    Antietam

    Movie + 2 extras

    Unique, educational, and action-packed, Antietam, A Documentary Film was filmed on the actual Antietam battlefield and captured in 35mm motion picture film. It is narrated by James Earl Jones and includes four, on-site historians, working in pairs, two to each side, as they walk the battlefield,...

  • Fredericksburg
    Movie + 1 extra

    Fredericksburg

    Movie + 1 extra

    Fredericksburg, A Documentary Film is the complete story of the Union army's attempt to force a river crossing in front of the town of Fredericksburg, and dislodge the Confederates from their defenses, which would have opened the road to Richmond in December 1862. It is a unique film for a unique...

  • Soldiers All
    Movie + 2 extras

    Soldiers All

    Movie + 2 extras

    In the tradition of Stephen Crane's Red Badge of Courage, but with a broader sweep of time and events, Soldiers All carries the viewer from the exciting, early days of the conflict, to the grim, day-to-day battles in the trenches, and the poignant scenes of the veteran-reunions. It is the complet...

  • Civil Warriors

    Movie

    CIVIL WARRIORS tells the true story of two black families from upstate New York -- fathers and sons who enlisted in the US Colored Troops and fought in the Civil War. Their compelling story unfolds in a film and curriculum through a unique interweaving of historical images and the rhythm and ener...

  • In the Valley of Death

    Originally filmed in standard definition, this Civil War short film is set around the Chancellorsville campaign depicting first hand soldier accounts from the war.

  • Forlorn Hope

    Movie

    On a warm summer afternoon, late in the Civil War, more than 850 Maine Soldiers accepted orders to charge an entrenched Confederate position on the outskirts of Petersburg, Virginia. Within 10 minutes of their charge, more than 630 of those soldiers were struck down. It was the largest number of ...

  • Whitney's Mettle
    Movie + 1 extra

    Whitney's Mettle

    Movie + 1 extra

  • Fridays at the Front

    1 season

  • Austrian Lorenz Musket

    Enjoy this updated, re-edited, and remastered version created specifically for HistoryFix in 2022!

  • The Compact

    The Compact is the story of 12 Union Soldiers from the American Civil War. Raised across the country, they met in a hospital in Pennsylvania. They are drawn to make a compact to better their lives and meet 20 years later at Niagara Falls, NY. Meet the men and hear their stories.

  • Ashburn

    When a former slave, turned Union soldier, goes missing at the end of the Civil War, three mercenaries are hired by the Union Army to find him by any means necessary. Former MMA fighter, Keith Jardine (Godless) turns in another promising performance in a cinematic gem of film!

  • Hans Christian Heg - Union soldier

    Biographies often get made about people who seem almost larger than life in history. There are many others whose stories are equally as compelling that deserve to be told and remembered. In this episode one of those stories is told - that of Hans Christian Heg. There are many words that could de...

  • Coffee Mill Sharps - Civi War artifact

  • Sword and Saber Nomenclature

    Updated with additional photography and remastered audio.

  • Cold Rooms

    In this episode, we return to the Civil War era farm. If you had a cellar in your home and you lived in a climate that froze part of the winter, chances were you had a cold room. What was that? Join us as we visit with Brian James Egen and take a tour of a typical cold room. We explore how it wor...

  • The Hall Rifle

    Enjoy a new edit updated and remastered for HistoryFix in 2022!

  • 1816 Springfield Conversions

    Updated with new photography, stills, and audio remastered for HistoryFix in 2022!

  • Savage & North Revolver - Civil War artifact reviewed

  • Making Griddle Cakes

  • In Their Words: 12th New Hampshire Infantry

    "In Their Words" chronicles the lives of various soldiers in the 12th New Hampshire Infantry during their service in the American Civil war using first person accounts.

  • Scythe & Reaper

    Civil War Digital Digest has combined two of its popular episodes into in larger story. By adding new still images, video footage, and re-mastering the audio a more complete discussion is had about how the scythe was used in the Civil War era as well as the reaper which replaced it in many circum...

  • Hunter's Raid: The Battle of Lynchburg

    Movie + 1 extra

    June, 1864. During the American Civil War, General David Hunter and his Army of 18,000 Union soldiers are ordered to capture Lynchburg, Virginia. If Hunter can seize this important Southern city, it might cripple the Confederacy permanently, and end the war. Defended only by old men and young boy...