The true love story of the conflict between Capt. Robert Adams' dedication to the south and his love for Eveline McCord, his beloved from the north. Produced, written and directed by the descendants of Robert and Eveline, this American Civil War tale is an explosive, richly detailed saga of fierce combat, honor and the will to risk all that's precious for love or country.
Tells the story of the Confederacy's last great invasion of the north, in July 1864, and the subsequent attack on Washington, D.C. that almost brought the northern war effort to its knees. ... See full summary »
Kevin R. Hershberger
During the American Civil War, a Union Army captain leads his rag-tag cavalry troop up a misty creek to a remote farm to appropriate enemy (Confederate) livestock. The farm is worked by ... See full summary »
The story behind the Adams family and the making of "The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams." Weston Adams and his son, Julian, tell the tale of making a feature film about their ... See full summary »
A. Blaine Miller
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Based on a true story: This is a journey through the psyche of a Southern captain in the waning days of the American Civil War. In an emotionally charged performance, Julian Adams portrays his great-great grandfather Robert Adams, a strong willed southern Captain, who used his guns and his heart of fire to rally his men to fight for their lands. Filled with passion, blood and tragedy, "The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams" is the tumultuous true story of a man divided by love for country and for Eveline McCord, his beloved girl from the north. Produced and written by the descendents of Robert and Eveline, this is an explosive, richly detailed saga of fierce combat, honor and the will to risk all that's precious for love or country. Written by
Much of the film was shot on the land, and at the home (Wavering Place), of Dr. Julian Adams, the brother of Weston Adams. During the 19th century the land and home belonged to James P. Adams, who was the brother of Robert Adams II (the protagonist of the film). See more »
Eveline's hair should not have been down in a short braid with a colored hair-band at the end. Women of that time typically had their hair twisted up at the nape of their neck and, also, were very conscious that the piece (snood or similar) that is holding up their hair is of the same color as their hair. See more »
This film is dedicated to the legendary film career of Mickey Rooney See more »
Many of the posters who have made negative comments on this fantastic film are apparently some who were rightfully fired from the production. How unfortunate for them, because this was quite a movie.
I also understand that the budget of this film was around one million US dollars. That seems impossible, because of the lush and broad scope of the film, but those who told me that were sources within South Carolina government who had knowledge (who also told me of the employees, who were rightfully fired from the production, who've spoken ill of the film simply as an attempt at revenge). Apparently those fired were involved as well in the destruction a television show in the Charleston area.
A fantastic production in every way. A wonderful story and a touching tale of love's strength.
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