Tag Archives: American Civil War

BREAKING NEWS: “To Appomattox” Kickstarter Campaign to Launch April 16th!

As many of you are aware, the producers of To Appomattox have spent many years trying to bring this epic miniseries to life. But as has been the case, roadblocks have continued to prevent this series from getting the green … Continue reading

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“Henceforth, and Forever Free:” The Emancipation Proclamation 150 Years Later

The miniseries To Appomattox/Grant vs. Lee, will take a look at one of the most important documents ever to come out of a Presidential administration. Here, we shall take a look at the Emancipation Proclamation, and how it changed the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the “To Appomattox” Fan Blog!

It’s hard to believe that 2013 is already upon us. 2012 seems to have just flown by. It was a good year for the blog, as we conducted several interviews with several historians involved in making “To Appomattox/Grant vs. Lee” … Continue reading

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The “To Appomattox” Blog: One-Year Anniversary Retrospective!

“Wow!” That is the first thing that comes to mind when looking at the date on the calendar: August 25th. It was a year ago today that Greg Caggiano and myself started the blog together. We were writing on the … Continue reading

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What We Want To See, Volume V: Authentic Accents for Key Characters

One of the things that bugs me when watching historical films is when you go in to see a movie set in a particular part of the world, yet the accents are either laughably bad, or no attempt was made … Continue reading

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What We Want to See, Volume IV: A Strong, Character-driven Narrative

We’ve talked a lot in the last two “What We Want to See” articles about a lot of the battle scenes and other elements that are to take place in To Appomattox. From recreating the hells of war, to the … Continue reading

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Want We Want to See, Volume III: Visceral Battle Experience in the Vein of “Band of Brothers” and “Saving Private Ryan”

Some will see this as an addendum to a previous entry, as Greg talked about the level of violence that should be seen in the series. But for me, it isn’t so much the level of blood that should be … Continue reading

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