TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Documentary, History, War
A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.
Sam Waterston, who voices President Abraham Lincoln, also portrayed the 16th President in Lincoln (1988).
I appear this evening as a thief and robber. I stole this head, these limbs, this body from my master and ran off with them.
Contrary to this documentary (and many historians) Winfield Scott never recommended Robet E. Lee for anything more than a "significant command" nor did Lincoln offer Lee command of the Union Army.
An advisor to the President, Francis P. Blair, DID offer Lee command of the Defenses of Washington, via letter, but there are NO records that Lee. An Lincoln ever met in person.