• Short Summary

    A DEVOTED GROUP OF ENGLISHMEN ARE IN THE PROCESS OF ENSURING IMMORTALITY, IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY, FOR THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR (1861 - 1865).

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN..MEMBERS IN CAMP
    0.08

    2.
    MV GROUP CHATTING TILT TO MAN EATING
    0.17

    3.
    MV TWO MEMBERS TALK
    0.27

    4.
    MV ZOOM TO CU..ONE EATING BEANS
    0.36

    5.
    CU SERGEANT CLEANS RIFLE
    0.38

    6.
    MV CANNON TRUNDLED FOR "BATTLE"
    0.44

    7.
    MV GROUP OF 'CONFEDERATES' MOVE FORWARD, KNEEL AND FIRE (2 SHOTS)
    1.04

    8.
    SV CANNON INTO POSITION AND FIRED BY 'YANKEES'
    1.20

    9.
    SV & MV LADIES SERVE COFFEE
    1.39



    Initials CP/V/JF/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A DEVOTED GROUP OF ENGLISHMEN ARE IN THE PROCESS OF ENSURING IMMORTALITY, IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY, FOR THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR (1861 - 1865). CALLING THEMSELVES THE SOUTHERN SKIRMISH ASSOCIATION, THE GROUP OF DEVOTEES HAS UNDERTAKEN A DETAILED STUDY OF THE CIVIL WAR, ITS CAUSE AND IMPLICATIONS.

    THE ASSOCIATION, WHICH DESCRIBES ITSELF AS A "LIVING HISTORY SOCIETY", PUBLISHES A QUARTERLY JOURNALS, OWNS A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF CIVIL WAR RELICS AND STAGES REGULAR "SKIRMISHES".

    THEIR LATEST "SKIRMISHES", BETWEEN THE 'CONFEDERATES' AND THE 'YANKEES', WAS STAGED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN A FIELD IN KENT.

    THE MEN, AND THEIR WOMENFOLK, SET UP CAMP IN THE FIELD AND PREPARED TO ENGAGE IN BATTLE.

    THE ASSOCIATION HAS NOW BEGUN NEGOTIATIONS FOR A THREE-WEEK PILGRIMAGE TO DIXIE, WHERE IT HOPES TO TAKE PART IN TWO "SKIRMISHES" -- ONE AT PORT HUDSON AND THE OTHER AT SHILOH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB0THCDBBJ8X8ZHL96WOT2YP6S
    Media URN:
    VLVAB0THCDBBJ8X8ZHL96WOT2YP6S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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