Thursday, November 22, 2012
Horses of Gettysburg
Horses of Gettysburg: Civil War Minutes IV
2006 NR 2 discs
An estimated 72,000 horses and mules served at the Battle of Gettysburg, and this fascinating war documentary tells the story of the reliable steeds that played a crucial role in the Civil War. Through dramatic re-creations and vivid panoramas of the battlefield and the regions surrounding Gettysburg, the program chronicles horses' participation in the war, from front-line action to the soldiers' close relationships with their loyal mounts.