Sherman has shelled Atlanta for four weeks. A father and daughter die from a shelling while asleep, thus unnerving Atlanta. The Augusta Constitutionalist predicts the slaying of innocents to be one of the most tragic blights of the modern day. Burial records are not kept during the siege, but personal accounts reveal estimated deaths. And it's not over yet.Premiere Date: August 17, 2014 | Runtime: 00:01:45
37 Weeks tells the story of Sherman's march on Atlanta. Each segment does more than just outline a military campaign - these stories make us feel and understand the human dimension of war. What did it feel like when Sherman's army - 100 thousand strong - was bearing down on your town or city? What was motivating Sherman's fateful decisions? These are among the stories being explored.