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Jeff Shaara in Blue vs. Gray: Killing Fields

Blue vs. Gray: Killing Fields

2002 NR

In the spring of 1864, during the Civil War, thousands of soldiers began a battle that would take more American lives than the Vietnam War. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant had taken control of the Union army and began his assault on Gen. Robert E. Lee's Confederate soldiers. Through reenactments, this documentary re-creates the historic conflict in vivid detail and offers insight into the soldiers' lives through personal letters and photographs.