Civil War Life: Left For Dead (2002)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Military & War  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A common schoolteacher embarks on the adventure of a lifetime during in this adaptation of Civil War soldier Oscar Jackson's compelling diary. Oscar Jackson was an Ohio schoolteacher who formed his own company during the darkest days of the American Civil War. Despite being shot in the face and left for dead on the battlefield, the determined Jackson muscled ahead to join General Tecumseh Sherman in the historical burning of Atlanta and subsequent march to the sea, experiencing one of the most celebrated and controversial moments in American history firsthand.

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war, battle [war], Civil-War [US], diary, dramatization, hero, regiment, schoolteacher, soldier