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Brian Pohanka (1955–2005)

Brian Pohanka was born on March 20, 1955 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Brian Caldwell Pohanka. He is known for his work on Cold Mountain (2003), Gettysburg (1993) and Civil War Journal (1993). He was married to Cricket Bauer Pohanka. He died on June 15, 2005 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain Miscellaneous Crew
Gettysburg Miscellaneous Crew
Civil War Journal
Civil War Journal Miscellaneous Crew
Gods and Generals
Gods and Generals Miscellaneous Crew


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 2003 Cold Mountain (military advisor: Civil War)
 2003 Gods and Generals (historical advisor)
 1998 The Day Lincoln Was Shot (TV Movie) (historical advisor)
 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary) (series consultant - 2 episodes)
- Frederick Douglass (1996) ... (series consultant)
- Stonewall Jackson (1996) ... (series consultant)
 1994 Civil War Journal (TV Series documentary) (series consultant - 1 episode)
- Robert E. Lee (1994) ... (series consultant)
 1993 Gettysburg (on-set historical advisor)
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie) (historical consultant)
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 2004 Climbing 'Cold Mountain' (Video documentary)
 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Civil War Historian
- Stonewall Jackson (1996) ... Himself - Civil War Historian
 1993-1994 Civil War Journal (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Civil War Historian / Himself - Civil War historian
- Shadows of Lightning: JEB Stuart & the CSA Cavalry (1994) ... Himself - Civil War Historian
- Lincoln and Gettysburg (1994) ... Himself - Civil War Historian
- Zouaves! (1994) ... Himself - Civil War Historian
- Battlefield Medicine (1994) ... Himself - Civil War Historian
- Robert E. Lee (1994) ... Himself - Civil War Historian
 1993 The Making of 'Gettysburg' (Video documentary)
Himself - Historical Advisor

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Other Works:

(book editor, with William C. Davis and Don Troiani) "The Battles (Civil War Journal)". Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1998. ISBN 1558534385 See more »

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Survived by his wife, Cricket Bauer Pohanka, father, John, his brother, Geoffrey, and his sister, Susan. His mother, Jean, passed away in 1987. See more »

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