Starring: Jeff Daniels, Robert Duvall, Stephen Lang
Directed By: Ronald Maxwell
Set during the American Civil War, this is the prequel to Gettysburg. It charts the early years of the Civil War, from the Battle of Bull Run to the Battle of Fredericksburg, and delves into the motivations behind the leaders of both the Union and Confederate armies. Depicting accurate battle re-enactments in their original locations, the film centers around Gen. Robert E. Lee, Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Lt Col. Joshua Chamberlain.