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Lincoln And Lee At Antietam DVD 1 of 1

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Format: DVD
Sku: 202108764
UPC: 806213157520
UPC 14: 00806213157520
Rating: NR
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The Single Bloodiest Day In American History
It’s September 17, 1862 and President Abraham Lincoln needs a victory in order to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and end slavery in the South. But Robert E. Lee has other plans – invade the North. When Lee’s strategy falls into the hands of the Union Army, the result is the single bloodiest day in American history at the Battle of Antietam in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Includes scarce footage from the 125th, 135th, and 140th Antietam Reenactments.

Narrated by Ronald F. Maxwell (director of Gettysburg and Gods and Generals), Lincoln an Lee at Antietam features scarce footage from the 125th, 135th and 140th Antietam Reenactments.

Historical insight provided by:

  • James M. McPherson, Princeton University, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom and Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam
  • Allen C. Guelzo, Gettysburg College, America's only repeat winner of the Lincoln Prize; Nominated by President George W. Bush to the National Council of the Humanities
  • Dennis E. Frye, National Park Service (NPS) Historian at Harpers Ferry, author of Antietam Revealed and the associate producer of Gods and Generals
  • Patrick Falci, actor/performing historian portrays General Ambrose Hill at Antietam
  • Paul V. Chiles, National Parks Service (NPS) Historian at Antietam National Battlefield Park
  • Features Stanley Wernz, President of the Association of Lincoln Presenters, as Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Black as General Robert E. Lee
Editor's Note
Ronald F. Maxwell uses his experience as director of the Civil War epics GETTYSBURG and GODS AND GENERALS as he narrates this documentary about the bloody Battle of Antietam. LINCOLN AND LEE AT ANTIETAM: THE COST OF FREEDOM uses footage of battle reenactments and discussion from Civil War experts to create a picture of the deadly day.


Video Features DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, Dolby Digital (2.0) Stereo, Interview, Music Score, Trailers, Commentary

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Inecom
Video Release Date Release Date: 5/8/2007
Video Play Time Running Time: 90 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2006
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 15752
Video UPC UPC: 00806213157520
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Widescreen  1.85:1
Entertainment Reviews
Expert Review Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom - DVD Review
By: cozart Reviews
Published on: 3/1/2009 6:16 PM
With 2009 marking his 200th birthday, Abraham Lincoln seems to be all the rage these days. By year's end, a number of new biographies on Lincoln will be published, as will many other works dealing with the era of the Civil War. Against this backdrop, the documentary Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom, first released in 2006, has renewed relevance. Narrated by Ronald F. Maxwell, director of both Gettysburg and Gods and Generals, this documentary recounts the horrendously bloody battle at Antietam the full review

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Ronald F. Maxwell - Narrator
Video Cast Info Robert Child - Director

Product Attributes

Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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