The Union refuses to swap prisoners of war until Confederate Forces agree to treat Black and White prisoners equally, but Jefferson Davis rejects the bid. Prisons on both sides are now packed, especially in Andersonville, Georgia, holding thrice its capacity of 10,000. Private William Crouse dies from lack of food and medication, amongst 13,000 others in the fourteen months that the prison exists.Premiere Date: October 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 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.