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Table of Contents Photographs v Acknowledgments vi Introduction: Hollywood's Civil War 10 Chapter 1: The Birth of Civil War Cinema 24 Chapter 2: Victory on the Rails 44 Chapter 3: The Romantic Era of Civil War Cinema 68 Chapter 4: The House Divided 87 Chapter 5: The Personal War 115 Chapter 6: War without Boundaries 141 Chapter 7: The West's Civil War 168 Chapter 8: Shiloh's Bloody Harvest 198 Chapter 9: Confederates Raid Vermont 220 Chapter 10: The Music Teacher Raids Mississippi 239 Chapter 11: A Stomach for War 259 Chapter 12: Enough Glory for All 277 Chapter 13: The Angels of Gettysburg 309 Chapter 14: The Plight of the Prisoners of War 328 Chapter 15: The War and the Waves 347 Conclusion: Screening the "Real War" 364 Appendix A: Filmography 368 Appendix B: Actors Who Wore the Blue 382 Appendix C: Actors Who Wore the Gray 385 Appendix D: The Best and Worst of Civil War Cinema 389 End Notes: 393 Bibliography: 426
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Motion pictures and the war.
War films -- United States -- History.