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Ed Bearss

Ed Bearss was born on June 26, 1923 in Billings, Montana, USA as Edwin Cole Bearss. He is known for his work on Gods and Generals (2003), Grant vs Lee (1999) and The Civil War (1990). He was previously married to Margie Riddle. See full bio »

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Gods and Generals
Gods and Generals Miscellaneous Crew
Grant vs Lee
Grant vs Lee Miscellaneous Crew
The Civil War
The Civil War Himself - Historian


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 2003 Gods and Generals (historical advisor)
 1999 Grant vs Lee (TV Movie) (consultant)
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 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... Himself - Historian
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... Himself - Historian
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... Himself - Historian
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... Himself - Historian
- Forever Free (1862) (1990) ... Himself - Historian

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He is a renowned authority on the American Civil War, its battles and personalities. He has written many books on Civil War subjects, and is a sought-after speaker and legendary battlefield tour guide. See more »

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