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|Just watched "Gods and Generals" including all of the extra segments on the DVD. I am a diehard New Yorker however for the first time I saw the "South's side" of the Civil War and found it incredible that I never learned about "the other side" until I watched this film. I've read many of the critiques of this film and probbaly don't agre with most of them. I was recommended to this book (GaG) and film years ago when Gettysburg was first out on DVD. Loved both films and Gettyburg inspired me so much that my wife and I actually went to Gettyburg Pa. on a hot July Day to see the re-enactment. There are many critiques of Gen. Thomas (Stonewall) Jackson. Many refer to him as as a religious fanatic. During the film I was touched by his love of God, his family, Virginia and his troops. Wow! One great history lesson. I found Gods and generals to be one heck of a great film. Although I enjoyed the film "Gettysburg a bit more I still found GaG to be a superb film. I finally understand how Jackson be came to be known as "Stonewall." His deep faith taught him that God had already predetermind the day and time of his death so why should he worry about such a trivial matter. His bravery deply impressed me. I should be such a man. Great web site.