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 the civil war
May 04, 2021 02:42:12 Bitofinger English 16

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The Civil War - 25th Anniversary Edition

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Corrected many, many issues, such as all capitals, severe timing problems, numerous spelling and grammatical errors.  Took me almost two years, but well worth it for such a great film series. 
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1 00:00:11,220 --> 00:00:15,820 "We have shared the incommunicable experience of war. 2 00:00:16,540 --> 00:00:19,560 "We have felt, we still feel, 3 00:00:19,610 --> 00:00:22,530 "the passion of life to its top. 4 00:00:23,730 --> 00:00:27,640 "In our youths, our hearts were touched with fire." 5 00:00:28,460 --> 00:00:30,450 Oliver Wendell Holmes. 6 00:00:37,910 --> 00:00:42,150 By the summer of 1861, Wilmer McLean had had enough. 7 00:00:43,760 --> 00:00:46,680 Two great armies were converging on his farm, 8 00:00:46,940 --> 00:00:50,000 and what would be the first major battle of the Civil War-- 9

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1 00:00:11,880 --> 00:00:14,940 At the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., 2 00:00:14,990 --> 00:00:16,990 the poet Julia Ward Howe 3 00:00:17,100 --> 00:00:19,650 awoke from a spectacular dream. 4 00:00:20,130 --> 00:00:24,080 That day, she had heard a New England regiment singing on parade 5 00:00:24,280 --> 00:00:27,690 and had fallen asleep with the song "John Brown's Body" 6 00:00:27,740 --> 00:00:29,610 ringing in her head. 7 00:00:31,380 --> 00:00:33,080 Now, in the dark, she got up 8 00:00:33,130 --> 00:00:35,830 and scribbled out the words with a pencil stub. 9

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1 00:00:11,200 --> 00:00:13,530 Private Edwin Tennison, 2 00:00:13,580 --> 00:00:16,100 killed in action at Malvern Hill, 3 00:00:16,200 --> 00:00:19,660 July 1st, 1862. 4 00:00:59,010 --> 00:01:03,010 During the Civil War, photographers followed the armies everywhere 5 00:01:03,060 --> 00:01:06,260 to make proud portraits for the boys to send home 6 00:01:06,460 --> 00:01:09,520 and to capture as much of the action as cumbersome equipment 7 00:01:09,620 --> 00:01:12,030 and slow shutter speeds allowed. 8 00:01:14,200 --> 00:01:18,200 Near the battle of Fair Oaks, Virginia, Captain George Armstrong Custer 9 00:01:18,370 --> 00:01:20,260

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1 00:00:18,950 --> 00:00:20,350 "In this army, 2 00:00:20,400 --> 00:00:23,990 "one hole in the seat of the britches indicates a captain; 3 00:00:24,200 --> 00:00:26,450 "two holes--a lieutenant, 4 00:00:27,260 --> 00:00:29,610 "and the seat of the pants all out 5 00:00:29,860 --> 00:00:32,820 "indicates that the individual is a private." 6 00:00:36,860 --> 00:00:39,120 They both have a particular way of yelling: 7 00:00:39,170 --> 00:00:41,440 the northern troops made a sort of hurrah. 8 00:00:41,490 --> 00:00:44,130 It was called--one soldier-- "the deep, generous 9 00:00:44,180 --> 00:00:46,480

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1 00:00:14,530 --> 00:00:17,210 There's a photograph I’m very fond of. 2 00:00:17,260 --> 00:00:21,390 It shows three Confederate soldiers who were captured at Gettysburg, 3 00:00:22,210 --> 00:00:23,840 and they have posed 4 00:00:23,940 --> 00:00:27,210 in front of or alongside a snake-rail fence. 5 00:00:27,380 --> 00:00:30,860 And you see exactly how the Confederate soldier was dressed. 6 00:00:31,080 --> 00:00:34,060 You see something in his attitude toward the camera 7 00:00:34,110 --> 00:00:36,010 that's revealing of his nature, 8 00:00:36,110 --> 00:00:38,590 and one of them has his 9

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1 00:00:14,980 --> 00:00:17,920 "I have just this moment heard from the front. 2 00:00:18,020 --> 00:00:20,130 "There is nothing yet of a movement, 3 00:00:20,180 --> 00:00:22,920 "but each side is continually on the alert, 4 00:00:22,970 --> 00:00:25,170 "expecting something to happen. 5 00:00:25,600 --> 00:00:26,920 "To think 6 00:00:26,970 --> 00:00:30,320 "we are to have here soon what I have seen so many times, 7 00:00:30,370 --> 00:00:34,850 "the awful loads and trains and boatloads of bloody and pale, 8 00:00:34,950 --> 00:00:36,900 "and wounded young men again. 9

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1 00:00:10,470 --> 00:00:14,960 "I require able-bodied men with good horse and gun. 2 00:00:15,430 --> 00:00:19,630 "I wish none but those who desire to be actively engaged. 3 00:00:20,600 --> 00:00:23,840 "Come on, boys, if you want a heap of fun 4 00:00:23,890 --> 00:00:25,950 "and to kill some Yankees." 5 00:00:26,810 --> 00:00:29,060 Nathan Bedford Forrest. 6 00:00:30,650 --> 00:00:34,610 Bedford Forrest’s granddaughter lived here in Memphis. 7 00:00:34,660 --> 00:00:37,170 She recently died, and I got to know her, 8 00:00:37,270 --> 00:00:40,420 and she even let me swing the general's saber around my head once, 9

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1 00:00:09,900 --> 00:00:12,190 "We believed that it was most desirable 2 00:00:12,240 --> 00:00:14,390 "that the North should win. 3 00:00:15,310 --> 00:00:18,240 "We believed in the principle that the Union 4 00:00:18,290 --> 00:00:19,990 "is indissoluble. 5 00:00:20,880 --> 00:00:24,120 "We, or many of us at least, also believed 6 00:00:24,170 --> 00:00:27,470 "that the conflict was inevitable 7 00:00:27,520 --> 00:00:30,640 "and that slavery had lasted long enough, 8 00:00:31,600 --> 00:00:35,330 "but we equally believed that those who stood against us 9

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1 00:00:11,630 --> 00:00:14,120 "Were these things real? 2 00:00:14,740 --> 00:00:17,740 "Did I see those brave and noble countrymen of mine 3 00:00:17,790 --> 00:00:21,490 "laid low in death and weltering in their blood? 4 00:00:22,480 --> 00:00:26,430 "Did I see our country laid waste and in ruins? 5 00:00:27,710 --> 00:00:30,540 "Did I see soldiers marching, the earth trembling 6 00:00:30,590 --> 00:00:33,740 "and jarring beneath their measured tread? 7 00:00:36,010 --> 00:00:38,850 "Did I see the ruins of smoldering cities 8 00:00:38,900 --> 00:00:40,900 "and deserted homes? 9