Impossible Escapes: Civil War (2022): S01E01 – Breaking Out of Libby Prison


Impossible Escapes: Civil War is a 2022 documentary providing rare first-hand accounts that bring us inside some of the most daring escape stories from the American Civil War.


Colonel Thomas Rose is one of more than 1000 Union officers held in Richmond Virginia’s notorious Libby Prison. It’s an inescapable fortress known for its stark white walls its numbing conditions and its rats. But for POWs like Colonel Rose there is just one thing to think about: escape.

Impossible Escapes: Civil War Series

You can find a full index and overview of Impossible Escapes: Civil War here.

Production & Filming Details

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    • Curiosity Stream.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Curiosity Stream.
  • Release Date: 26 May 2022.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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