It is late April, 1864. General William T. Sherman plans to push his Union armies directly south by way of the Western and Atlantic Railroad, supply line for both the Union and Confederacy. The railroad leads Sherman to Atlanta, his target: home of the South’s most essential war industries. Sherman’s war in Georgia is about to begin.Premiere Date: April 20, 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 Shermans army - 100 thousand strong - was bearing down on your town or city? What was motivating Shermans fateful decisions? These are among the stories being explored.