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The Resource Civil War in Hampton Roads : 1861, Episode 1, (videorecording)

Civil War in Hampton Roads : 1861, Episode 1, (videorecording)

Label
Civil War in Hampton Roads : 1861, Episode 1
Title
Civil War in Hampton Roads
Title remainder
1861
Title part
Episode 1
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Virginia left the Union in April 1861, Northern and Southern leaders alike recognized the Peninsula as an extremely strategic location. It was one of the major approaches to the Confederate capital at Richmond. The bountiful yet strategic waterways, fertile farm fields and quiet little towns along this path to Richmond would immediately become the scene of some of the Civil War''s greatest events. Soon after Virginia''s secession, Brigadier General Benjamin F. Butler took command of Fort Monroe. This moat-encircled masonry bastion was the only fort in the Upper South not to fall into Confederate hands when the war erupted. Virtually overnight, Fort Monroe became a major base for Army and Federal Fleet operations. Perhaps more important than Butler''s quick ability to station troops at Newport News Point to block Confederate use of the James River, was his decision to consider slaves escaping into Union lines as "Contrabands of War." It became one of the first steps toward making the Civil War a war to end slavery
Cataloging source
AFQ
Characteristic
videorecording
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WHRO (Television station : Norfolk, Va.)
Runtime
55
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hampton Roads (Va. : Region)
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Civil War in Hampton Roads : 1861, Episode 1, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Virginia leaves the Union, Warwick Court House, April 17 -- 2. Gosport Navy Yard burned, April 20 -- 3. Federals reinforce Fort Monroe, April 21 -- May 1 -- 4. First shots fired in defense of Virginia, May 3 -- 5. Union occupies Clark Farm the Farmhouse, Willow Dell -- 6. Ben Butler assumes command at Fort Monroe, May 21 -- 7. Contraband of war decision, May 24 -- 8. American Missionary Association establishes schools -- 9. Occupation of Newport News, May 27 -- 10. John Bankhead Magruder assumes Confederate Command on the Peninsula -- 11. Butler's Presidential Aspirations -- 12. Sawyer Gun added to the Rip Raps -- 13. Confederates re-enforce position at Big Bethal, June 8 and 9 -- 14. Battle of Big Bethel, June 10 -- 15. Aftermath of Big Bethel, Skirmishes -- 16. Jack La Mountain's balloon launching, July 30 -- Aug 6 -- 17. Magruder's troops move against union positions on the Peninsula, August 1-- 6 -- 18. Burning of Hampton, August 7 -- 19. Major General John Ellis Wool assumes command of Fort Monroe, August 15 -- 20. Union capture of Hatteras Inlet, August 29 -- 21. Expedition from Fort Monroe captures Port Royal Sound, Nov 3 -- 22. Expedition from Fort Monroe captures Roanoke Island and Elizabeth City, N.C., Feb 17, 1862 -- 23. Summary
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (55 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 133158430
  • (OCoLC)133158430
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Civil War in Hampton Roads : 1861, Episode 1, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Virginia leaves the Union, Warwick Court House, April 17 -- 2. Gosport Navy Yard burned, April 20 -- 3. Federals reinforce Fort Monroe, April 21 -- May 1 -- 4. First shots fired in defense of Virginia, May 3 -- 5. Union occupies Clark Farm the Farmhouse, Willow Dell -- 6. Ben Butler assumes command at Fort Monroe, May 21 -- 7. Contraband of war decision, May 24 -- 8. American Missionary Association establishes schools -- 9. Occupation of Newport News, May 27 -- 10. John Bankhead Magruder assumes Confederate Command on the Peninsula -- 11. Butler's Presidential Aspirations -- 12. Sawyer Gun added to the Rip Raps -- 13. Confederates re-enforce position at Big Bethal, June 8 and 9 -- 14. Battle of Big Bethel, June 10 -- 15. Aftermath of Big Bethel, Skirmishes -- 16. Jack La Mountain's balloon launching, July 30 -- Aug 6 -- 17. Magruder's troops move against union positions on the Peninsula, August 1-- 6 -- 18. Burning of Hampton, August 7 -- 19. Major General John Ellis Wool assumes command of Fort Monroe, August 15 -- 20. Union capture of Hatteras Inlet, August 29 -- 21. Expedition from Fort Monroe captures Port Royal Sound, Nov 3 -- 22. Expedition from Fort Monroe captures Roanoke Island and Elizabeth City, N.C., Feb 17, 1862 -- 23. Summary
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (55 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 133158430
  • (OCoLC)133158430
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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