Great Battles of the Civil War
Approx. 120 minutes
Order# TCV 736
Battle-By-Battle Account of One of
America’s Greatest Conflicts
MANASSAS (Bull Run) July 21, 1861
SHILOH April 6-7, 1862
2ND MANASSAS August 29-30, 1862
ANTIETAM September 17,1862
FREDERICKSBURG December 13, 1862
CHANCELLORSVILLE May 2-4, 1863
VICKSBURG Nov, 1862 - July 4, 1863
GETTYSBURG July 1-3, 1863
CHICKAMAUGA September 19-20, 1863
SPOTSYLVANIA (Battle of the Wilderness) May 5-6, 1864
APPOMATTOX April 9, 1865
Perhaps no other conflict has left a greater impact on our collective identity than the American Civil War. From the first volleys on Fort Sumter to the final surrender at Appomattox, the hostilities between North and South nearly destroyed the Union, and have left scars that are still evident today. Now, in this complete 2 DVD collection, all of the greatest battles of the American Civil War are revealed in scholarly detail. From the early Confederate victories at Bull Run, through Pickett's desperate charge at Gettysburg, to the seemingly inevitable Southern collapse and capitulation at Appomattox Court House. This in-depth 2 disc set combines archival material with faithfully created battle re-enactments to depict the real horror and heroism of Civil War combat. Witness the sacrifice of over 600,000 patriots in fierce hand-to-hand combat and face-to-face warfare struggling to preserve their ways of life. Ride with battlefield commanders as they test the limits of new technology as well as their ability to adapt their strategy, tactics and military prowess to fight the first "modern" war. It's all here in this unique 2 DVD colle
Approx. 5 hours
Order# TCV 561
A major auction company in the heartland of America, “Penn Auctions”, unveils the most amazing “made in America” collections ever assembled for auction! Almost 1,500 items sold in only 3 days!! 1950’s Chevy & Packard classic cars, 1930’s Coca Cola vending machines, 1870’s Colt and much more. Penn’s premiere auctions have sold millions… see real collectors and BIG deals as we Bid America!
Episode 1: Planes, Trains & Automobiles - Bob Evans has a fantastic collection of immaculately restored cars; A ‘55 Chevy, ‘33 Chevy 5 window coupe, ‘56 Packard 400.
Episode 2: Time Is Money – Wayne “Woody” Woodrum is a classic clock collecting character that is a throw back to the old “barter in barnyard” days of auctions.
Episode 3: Whatever Floats Your Boat - Paul Mikkelson collected anything that had to do with classic & antique boats, motors, and items from boating history.
Episode 4: Can’t You Read The Signs? - Desmond is the man with one leg and one name. Desmond has the world’s premier neon sign collection starting from the 1940’s right up to today’s beer and soft drink signs.
Episode 5: Weapons, Warriors, & Wonders - The late Arthur Nelson had a voracious appetite for advertising, country store, toys and anything unusual including 20th Century toys, civil war fire arms and an 18th Century samurai warrior armor set.
Episode 6: Toys In The Attic – The Mikkleson collection of toy boats is second to none. Toy boat collectors are some of the most ravenous, and in this episode we found one collector who started early - at the ripe age of 10.
Episode 7: Play It Safe – Avid collector Bob Evans is back at it selling his prized possession, a “Mosler Salesman Sample Safe” for over $20,000.
Episode 8: Woody, A Toy Story – Woody has a real passion for diversity. Woody features his advertising sign collection with rare pieces from great America brands Chevrolet, Hires Root beer, AC Delco and Schwinn Bicycles to name a few.
Episode 9: Sign Of The Times – Desmond’s neon sign collection shows off the rare pieces and iconic neon beer signs that made Milwaukee famous, such as Pabst Blue Ribbon, Miller, Blatz, Schlitz, and Hamms.
Episode 10: Motor Madness – Mikkelson boat motors are a sight to see. Impeccably restored, these motors made by Evinrude, Mercury, and Johnson are the biggest names and most powerful engines in the boating industry.
Episode 11: Chewing The Fat – Woody’s barbershop collection is from all across America including barber poles, lush chairs, and sharp razors. In the old days the barbershop was a social gathering spot to talk about the days events.
Episode 12: Fight Fire With Fire - Mervyn Criser is a retired firefighter. As a young man Mervyn spent his career as a Wichita Fireman. Now......some 45 years later, he’s become a serious collector and historian on the firemen in Wichita’s rich history.
Episode 13: Born In A Barn – A boat auction the way auctioneering used to be. This episode takes place in the Mikkelson restoration facility in Willmar Minnesota where so many of Paul’s beautifully restored Falls Flyer boats were re-built to perfection.