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For almost two weeks in 1864, the great generals of the Civil War, Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General Robert E. Lee and their respective armys clashed at the crossroads of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia. In this accurate and well researched documentary, Wide Awake Films takes you to the battlefield and brings to life the thoughts and words of the soldiers who experienced the terror of Spotsylvania in May, 1864. Through the use of high definition camera footage of actual reenactments of the battle and the use of actual period photographs and detailed maps the viewer is quickly drawn into one of the deadliest Civil War battles ever fought. This documentary also includes the following bonuse segments: 1) Historian Ed Bearss follows Upton's assault; 2) Spotsyvania Battlefield today; 3) Touring Spotsylvania County and 4) Highlights of the Spotsylvania Reenactment. Full screen in color. Released in 2004. Runtime 45 minutes.