Heath lashes out at the Barkleys' new timber camp foreman, who was the sadistic commandant of the Confederate prison camp where Heath was held. The timber crew also resent the foreman - especially two brothers sworn to kill him.

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Matt Bentell
Martine Bartlett ...
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Aaron Condon
Charles Bail ...
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Heath lashes out at the Barkleys' new timber camp foreman, who was the sadistic commandant of the Confederate prison camp where Heath was held. The timber crew also resent the foreman - especially two brothers sworn to kill him.

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It is established in the pilot episode that the year is 1876 and Heath is 24. So if Heath spent the last 7 months of the Civil War (which ended in 1865) as a prisoner of war, he would have been 13 at the time. See more »

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Unwanted blast from the past
22 February 2016 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

As this Big Valley episode opens Victoria Barkley and her sons are getting a report from the foreman of the lumber mill John Anderson. But when Lee Majors arrives he starts beating up on Anderson. It turns out that Anderson was a notorious commandant of a prisoner of war camp where Heath spent some time. This was a place where the prisoners were starving toward the end of the Civil War as the Confederacy had no provisions to feed their own let alone prisoners. The famous scandal at Andersonville and Libby prisons was proof enough of that.

I have to say that Barbara Stanwyck asked something completely unreasonable of Lee Majors, that he should forget what happened in the past and concentrate on the present. I think most viewers then and now would agree with me.

Turns out there are others who have no fond memories of that prison nor of Anderson. That's where he has his real problems.

Not one of the better Bif Valley episodes.


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