American Civil War Collection
The film GETTYSBURG based on Michael Shaara's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Killer Angels, has been called one of the greatest war movies of all time. Directed by Ron Maxwell, GETTYSBURG has earned fans from around the country and the world and gained a highly respected place in the pantheon of American film. Since its theatrical release in the fall of 1993, the movie GETTYSBURG has become a classic among historians, re-enactors, and anyone who appreciates serious film. GODS AND GENERALS, based on Jeff Shaara's first novel Gods and Generals, was released nation-wide by Warner Brothers in February 2003. Financed completely by Ted Turner, written and directed by Ron Maxwell, the film is the prequel to GETTYSBURG, focusing primarily on the characters of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson (Stephen Lang) and Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (Jeff Daniels). The film also stars Robert Duvall as Robert E. Lee. Regarding THE LAST FULL MEASURE has fallen through
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