The story of two friends and their families on opposite sides of the American Civil War.

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1986  
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Virgilia Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Justin LaMotte (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Elkanah Bent (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Isabel Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Madeline LaMotte Main / ... (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Stanley Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Brett Main Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Ashton Main Huntoon (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Constance Flynn Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Augusta Barclay (6 episodes, 1986)
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 James Huntoon (6 episodes, 1986)
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 George Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Charles Main (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Billy Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Orry Main (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Jefferson Davis (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Mrs. Neal (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Rose Sinclair (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Burdetta Halloran (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Abraham Lincoln (6 episodes, 1986)
Lee Horsley ...
 Rafe Beaudeen (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Dorothea Dix (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Capt. Thomas Turner (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Clarissa Main (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Miles Colbert (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Congressman Sam Greene (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Maude Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Gen. Ulysses S. Grant (6 episodes, 1986)
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 General's Wife (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Lt. Rudy Bodford (6 episodes, 1986)
Burton Gilliam ...
 Cpl. Strock (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Semiramis (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Gen. Philip Henry Sheridan (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Lt. Stephen Kent (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Gen. Robert E. Lee (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Cuffey (6 episodes, 1986)
Lou Felder ...
 Thaddeus Stevens (6 episodes, 1986)
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 Ezra (5 episodes, 1986)
John Nixon ...
 Washington (5 episodes, 1986)
James Houghton ...
 Lt. Ambrose Pell (4 episodes, 1986)
Russell Rarick ...
 Tom (4 episodes, 1986)
Tony Frank ...
 Salem Jones (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Col. Hram Berdan (3 episodes, 1986)
Michael Burgess ...
 Jim (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Boz (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Detective Haller (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Michael (2 episodes, 1986)
Jack Thibeau ...
 Mr. Morgan (2 episodes, 1986)
Lloyd Alan ...
 Lt. Roberts (2 episodes, 1986)
Lee Anthony ...
 General Scott (2 episodes, 1986)
Dixie K. Wade ...
 Mrs. Shoup (2 episodes, 1986)
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The continuing saga of the Hazards and the Mains. The Hazards are from the North and the Mains from the South. George Hazard and Orry Main met at West Point and fought in the Mexican American war together becoming fast friends. Now they find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the Civil War and struggle to maintain their friendship through these troubled times. Written by Susan Southall <stobchatay@aol.com>

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4 May 1986 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Billy and Isabel Hazard are played by two diffrent cast members in this miniseries. See more »

Goofs

At various points throughout the series, people kept referring to the President's residence as The White House. During the time of President Lincoln, it was called The Executive Mansion. The term "White House" was not coined until the administration of Theodore Roosevelt. See more »

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Referenced in The History of North and South (2004) See more »

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The saga continues--in good form...
28 October 2007 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

NORTH AND SOUTH, BOOK II has to be one of the best TV mini-series ever made about the Civil War. Everything about it is epic, including the battle scenes and the scope of the story which uses the Civil War background in an interesting way. Many real-life personalities are woven into the story of love and friendship during the war--including HAL HOLBROOK, impressive as Abraham Lincoln, and LLOYD BRIDGES as Jefferson Davis.

Once again, the fortunes of the Hazzarads and the Mains is told in interesting vignettes that take shape as the story progresses through the start of the war until the end. Along the way, you'll recognize a lot of famous names, including KIRSTIE ALLEY, in one of her unlikeliest dramatic roles, OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND, David CARRADINE, LESLEY-ANNE DOWN, PARKER STEVENSON, PATRICK SWAYZE, LEE HORSLEY, JEAN SIMMONS and JAMES STEWART. Olivia de Havilland has told an amusing anecdote of how she only accepted the role of Mrs. Neal, the head nurse, when told that she tended to the wounded of both North and South--since the South had already only known her as Melanie, the flower of southern womanhood in GWTW.

Photographed in color, it's exceptionally well filmed with sets and costumes that are above reproach. Aside from the romantic angle, it presents an accurate picture of the Civil War era and is a sort of history lesson as well as a compelling drama.

Well worth viewing and every bit as impressive as Book I.


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