Trailer for the Emmy award winning film, Hunter's Raid: The Battle for Lynchburg. This historical documentary, which originally aired on PBS in the fall of 2011, tells the story of the Civil War campaign for Lynchburg, Virginia known as Hunter's Raid. In June of 1864, General David Hunter and his Army of 18,000 Union soldiers are ordered to capture Lynchburg, Virginia. If Hunter can seize this important Southern city, it might cripple the Confederacy permanently,and end the war. Defended only by old men and young boys, Lynchburg must prepare for the worst.
The film won three NCCB regional Emmy awards for Editing, Directing, and Best Historical Documentary.
Narrated by Wayne June
Written and Directed by Greg Starbuck
Editor/Visual Effects by Andrew Prasse
Produced by Historic Sandusky Foundation