Entertaining History: Chronological List of Works

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Chronological List of Works Discussed in Entertaining History

1885 The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant

1890 “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bierce

1895 The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

1915 Birth of a Nation directed by D. W. Griffith

1936 Gone With the Wind (novel) by Margaret Mitchell

1939 Gone With the Wind (film) produced by David O. Selznick

1951-1953 Bruce Catton’s Army of the Potomac Series: Mr. Lincoln’s Army (1951), Glory Road (1952), and A Stillness at Appomattox (1953)

1952 Shiloh: A Novel by Shelby Foote

1955 Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor

1958 The Civil War: A Narrative—Vol. I, Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote

1959 The Andersonville Trial by Saul Levitt

1960 “If the South Had Won the Civil War” by MacKinlay Kantor

1960 Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton

circa 1960s “The Kennesaw Line” written by Don Oja-Dunaway

1961 The Coming Fury by Bruce Catton

1962 Patriotic Gore by Edmund Wilson

1963 Terrible Swift Sword by Bruce Catton

1963 The Civil War: A Narrative—Vol. II, Fredericksburg to Meridian by Shelby Foote

1969 “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” by The Band

1972 Waiting for the Morning Train by Bruce Catton

1974 The Civil War: A Narrative—Vol. III, Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote

1974 The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

1976 Roots by Alex Haley

1977 Roots (ABC)

1979 Roots: The Next Generations (ABC)

1982 The Blue & The Gray (CBS)

1983-1987 Time-Life: The Civil War, William C. “Jack” Davis, ed.

1985 North & South (ABC)

1986 “The Kennesaw Line” performed by Bobby Horton

1988 Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James McPherson

1989 Glory directed by Edward Zwick

1990 The Civil War directed by Ken Burns

1993 Gettysburg directed by Ron Maxwell

1995 Shrouds of Glory: From Atlanta to Nashville—The Last Great Campaign of the Civil War by Winston Groom

1996 Gods & Generals (novel) by Jeff Shaara

1996 Andersonville (TNT)

1997 Cold Mountain (novel) by Charles Frazier

1998 The Last Full Measure by Jeff Shaara

1999 Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War by Tony Horwitz

1999 The Hunley (TNT)

2000 Gone for Soldiers by Jeff Shaara

2003 Gods and Generals (film), directed by Ron Maxwell

2003 Cold Mountain (film), directed by Anthony Minghella

2007 “The Kennesaw Line” performed by Claire Lynch

2009 Vicksburg, 1863 by Winston Groom

2012 A Blaze of Glory by Jeff Shaara

2013 Shiloh, 1862 by Winston Groom

2013 A Chain of Thunder by Jeff Shaara

2013 12 Years a Slave directed by Steve McQueen

2014 The Smoke at Dawn by Jeff Shaara

2015 That Fateful Lightning by Jeff Shaara

2016 Roots (The History Channel)

2016 Birth of a Nation directed by Nate Parker

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