It is the third week of Sherman’s March. General Beauregard and Confederate authorities urge the public to delay his advance. But for 36 days, the Union army marches with little resistance. The State Capitol in Milledgeville surrenders, and Sherman occupies the Governor’s mansion. Lincoln awaits news in Washington. Confederates don’t know where he is going. Sherman is on the loose in Georgia.Premiere Date: December 1, 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.