Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom

TitleLincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsChild, Robert
Running Time1h 30m
Date Released2006
DistributorJanson Media
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

The documentary Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom, directed by Robert Child, vividly brings to life the story of America's fight for freedom in a battle that changed the course of the American Civil War (1861–65). Through first person accounts, an original music score from cComposers Steve Heitzeg and Nicholas Palmer, and rarescarce Antietam commemorative battle footage from the 125th, 135th and 140th Antietam Reenactments, this film tells the tale of the 14-hour epic Battle of Antietam at Sharpsburg, Maryland, which turned out to be the , where in September 1862 Confederate and Union forces clash. This battle was bloodiest single battle dayday battle in American history.

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