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Civil War Pop’s Sad Commanders.

This fun article from the Civil War Pop blog tackles an issue I hadn’t thought of before: why are so many Civil War commanders in fiction completely morose? There are some surprising possibilities why.

Reviewing Shenandoah made me realize something: wow, there are a lot of sad sack leaders in Civil War fiction. In that film, it was George Kennedy’s Colonel Fairchild. He only gets one scene …

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