4.9 out of 5 stars 83. With Bill Oberst Jr., Christopher Clawson, Jared Morrison, Mike Brown. Courtesy of www.metmuseum.org “Sherman’s March: Final Revenge” is a short video documentary using first-hand accounts of General William Sherman’s Union troops marching from Savannah to Columbia, SC, and the burning of that city in February of 1865. Supplier . McElwee established a unique corner in the 1980s indie film arena. Demon of the Lost Cause: Sherman and Civil War History, by Wesley Moody, is published. Customers who bought this item also bought. Sherman's March . General William T. Sherman used psychological tactics to intimidate civilians and cause havoc during his Civil War march across the South. From November 15 until December 21, 1864, Union General William T. Sherman led some 60,000 soldiers on a 285-mile march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia. In 1985 McElwee was set to begin work on a film about the lingering effects of Sherman's march through the South. Jeff started laughing and said that three years ago, he had been asked to write a piece for Documentary on the film that influenced him mostand it was Sherman's March. Now, I've always been exceptionally private about my private life, as my parents and my brothers were about theirs, and I found McElwee's openness astonishing. The History Channel. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . Thomas Jefferson. Jun 18, 2016 - There's nothing to say . Documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee sets out to make a movie about Union General Sherman's March to the Sea towards the end of the American Civil War, but keeps getting sidetracked by his own love life. $4.99 Mankind: The Story of All of Us. See more ideas about shermans march, american civil war, civil war. Bright Leaves - 2003. Ross McElwee . Shermans March. Sherman's March opens with McElwee's deadpan voiceover stating that his girlfriend has left him. With Ross McElwee, Dede McElwee, Ross McElwee Jr., Patricia Rendleman. 2010. History Channel produces documentary, “Sherman’s March.” 2008. This documentary chronicles General William Tecumseh Sherman's fabled "March to the Sea" through Georgia and the Carolinas, utilizing state of the art production techniques including CGI, special effects and historical re-creations. To that … 5.0 out of 5 stars 2. Or maybe it is. Ross McElwee is one of the most amazing documentary filmmakers alive today or before and this is a shining example of his brilliance as a writer, filmmaker, and story teller. Previous page. DVD. I don't know. The This film is a high water mark of documentary filmmaking, a film against which many will be compared for decades to come. Or maybe it is. I had never seen anything like it—a one-man band filming his own tumultuous, heartbreaking, hilarious journey through the South, and searching for love while trying to make a documentary about General William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea during the Civil War. 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