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Love and Valor: The Intimate Civil War Letters (2009)

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Love story between a man and a woman during the American Civil War, told through actual letters. Ritner, a Union captain from Iowa, was a teacher, farmer and abolitionist before the war. He... See full summary »

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Charles F. Larimer

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Credited cast:
Brian Dennehy ... Narrator (voice)
Rom Barkhordar ... Jacob Ritner (voice)
Patti Voglino Patti Voglino ... Emeline Ritner (voice)
Brian Pittman Brian Pittman ... Jacob Ritner
Ann Cejka Ann Cejka ... Emeline Ritner
Charles F. Larimer Charles F. Larimer ... Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billie Beach Jr. Billie Beach Jr. ... Old Mr. Hill
Donna Daniels Donna Daniels ... Mrs. Barnett
Maxwell Daniels Maxwell Daniels ... Abraham Lincoln
Lisa Dousharm Lisa Dousharm ... Mrs. Morley
Bill Klopfenstein Bill Klopfenstein ... Old Man Arthur
Carol Klopfenstein Carol Klopfenstein ... Grieving Woman
Heidi Klopfenstein Heidi Klopfenstein ... Young Woman
Jerry Kowalski Jerry Kowalski ... General Grederick Steele
Bill Teshner Bill Teshner ... General Sherman
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Love story between a man and a woman during the American Civil War, told through actual letters. Ritner, a Union captain from Iowa, was a teacher, farmer and abolitionist before the war. He was devoted to Emeline, and this story tells of his patriotism, loneliness, anguish at the death of loved ones, and slavery. Em raised four small children, managed the family farm and dealt with other women in town. Jacob witnessing death of family and friends, participating in a great adventure, seeing new lands, changing views on the South. Jacob and Emeline's great great grandson, Charles Larimer, also reveals how he found the letters between his parents, and finds the actual graves of the people mentioned in the letters. Written by Charles F. Larimer

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USA

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English

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Andersonville, Georgia, USA See more »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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