Synopsis by Sally Barber
The Battle of Chickamauga is considered the bloodiest two-day battle in American Civil War history. Commentaries from authors and historians, battle reenactments, maps, photographs and actual battlefield scenes recount the unforgettable clash between north and south. The video documentary Battle of Chickamauga takes viewers into the thick of the action with its restaged events as it commemorates the battles heroes, triumphs and tragedies. Viewers follow James Longstreet as he breaks through the Federal line on day two of the conflict and as George Thomas makes his stand on Snodgrass Hill. This video is appropriate for grades 8 and up.
war, Civil-War [US], battle [war]