"Mr. Lincoln's Army: Fighting Brigades of the Army of the Potomac"
An insightful 60-minute, live-action documentary DVD on the eastern theater Union Army Soldiers of the Civil War - Abraham Lincoln's Army of the Potomac. The film analyzes the various uniforms, Casey's musket drill, camp life, food, weapons and equipment, of some of the hardest fighting Army brigades of the eastern theater -- the Irish Brigade, the Iron Brigade, the first Vermont Brigade, the Pennsylvania "Bucktails" and the German's of the 11th Corps.
For the past 150 years, the American imagination has been captured by the epic struggles between the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac -- Mr. Lincoln's Army.
Gettysburg, the bloodiest battle of the war, and Antietam, the bloodiest single day, were both fought by these two great titans.
The Army of the Potomac both suffered and succeeded under the command of both good and bad Generals -- George B. McClellan... John Pope... Ambrose Burnside... Joseph Hooker... George G. Meade and finally Ulysses S. Grant.
The Army of the Potomac underwent many structural changes during its existence, and this insightful 60-minute, live-action documentary DVD analyzes the various uniforms, Casey's musket drill, camp life, food, weapons and equipment of the Eastern Theater Union Army Soldiers of the Civil War - Abraham Lincoln's Army of the Potomac.
As well, this documentary film explores several of the hardest fighting and most noteable Infantry organizations of the entire war -- The Iron Brigade, The Irish Brigade, The Vermont Brigade, The German Immigrants of the 11th Corps, and The Pennsylvania Bucktails.