The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 05 – Conclusion at Appomattox


Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of the Civil War.

Outline of Part 05

Five days after General Lee surrenders, Lincoln is assassinated, and the struggle for reunification is far from over. This program ponders the South’s legacy of defeat and the war’s continuing impact on our lives, manifested in the struggle for civil rights–a poignant culmination to this thought-provoking series.

The Divided Union: The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-65 War Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director: Peter Batty.
  • Producer: Peter Batty.
  • Release Date: 1987 (US).
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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