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

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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)
Wendy Kilbourne ...
 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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Billy and Isabel hazard are played by two diffrent actors in book 2 See more »

Goofs

Billy Hazard is shown as a member of the 1st U.S. Sharpshooters, a.k.a., Berdan's Sharpshooters, throughout the war. However, Hiram Berdan was extremely strict about forming his regiments and companies by state. As a Pennsylvanian, Billy would have been assigned to Company C, 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters, the only unit in either regiment that accepted Pennsylvanians. See more »

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North and South book one and two
23 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Better late than never. I do not watch T.V. I try, I really do but then the commercials come on and you soon forget what you're suppose to be watching. Anyway, my favorite niece came to town and asked me if I would tape north and south for her, before I knew what I was getting into I said yes. It took several days, a week, I think, before the first installment was over. By then I was in shock because while taping the series for her I "paused" over the commercials. I was exhausted when I finally handed her the tapes. But something had happened to me. I liked what I saw. I was looking through my "movie catalog" and noticed that both books were available on DVD. I bought them. I like a good story and North and South were very good TV adaptations. The production values were outstanding and the costumes, especially for the ladies, were a real eye treat. And yes, I read the first book and although there were differences it didn't stop me from enjoying the mini-series. The scope of the undertaking outdoes Gone With The Wind and the acting was up to anything the movies might offer. One of the things I like about north and south was how they didn't avoid the slavery issue as so many films about that era does ( I never could figure that out.) Anyone who likes a good story told at an interesting pace should love north and south. It should not be missed. Thank you.


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