North and South, Book II (1986)

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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)
Terri Garber ...
 Ashton Main Huntoon (6 episodes, 1986)
Wendy Kilbourne ...
 Constance Flynn Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)
Kate McNeil ...
 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 »

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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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A Civil War Sequel!
27 February 2007 | by (Leeds, England) – See all my reviews

Book One of this great mini-series ended on the brink of the Civil War, and now with Book Two, based on John Jakes' novel "Love & War", we are thrown dramatically into the unfolding of the proceedings.

The North and the South are greatly divided in this full scale war which is beautifully staged on the screen with some very tense battles of hatred and prejudice.

However, throughout all the warfare that is taking place we are taken on a further journey of the Pennsylvanian Hazard family and the South Carolina Main family. The story not only unfolds through the eyes of best friends, George & Orry but includes the trials and tribulations of other members of their families. We have a fine supporting cast once again, even though we have a couple of new players they appear to enhance their character's stories - Parker Stevenson as Billy Hazard and Mary Crosby as Isabell Hazard.

Book Two also features the great acting mimicry of Hal Holbrook as Abraham Lincoln, and also a big congratulations to the make-up department in aiding with his portrayal.

North & South: Book Two is a must-see and a must-buy for any Civil War enthusiast, as well as any fan of the Hazard and Main families. This mini-series must be regarded as one of the best TV sequels of all-time!


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