Gods and Generals

Fun With the American Civil War

The official video for Fun’s hit single “Some Nights” has a clear Civil War theme. Here is an alternative take on the song that utilizes scenes from “Gettysburg” and “Gods and Generals” with a little creative cinematography. [Uploaded to YouTube, September 8, 2013] Read more

In this final week of my Civil War Memory course I am showing sections of some of my favorite and not so favorite CW movies.  Today we watched the first part of “Gods and Generals” up to First Manassas.  I was curious as to how they would respond given the course content.  Within about ten Read more

A Reason To Be Thankful

Looks like there are no plans from director Ron Maxwell to bring Jeff Shaara’s The Last Full Measure to the big screen.  From Shaara’s website: REGARDING “THE LAST FULL MEASURE”: Many of you have written, asking if the film version of this book is being produced, to complete the Civil War trilogy. Unfortunately, because of Read more