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Passionate Producer To Shoot Civil War Miniseries In Valley

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Posted: June 12, 2014

Michael Frost Beckner, creator and producer for the planned Civil War miniseries “To Appomattox,” stands inside the Lee-Jackson Building in downtown New Market on Wednesday. The Hollywood moviemaker toured the Shenandoah Valley on Wednesday scouting locations for the series, which is slated to start filming late summer. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Keven Walker, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation chief executive officer, talks about the partnership with Michael Frost Beckner during an interview.
Michael Frost Beckner, creator and producer of the planned Civil War miniseries “To Appomattox,” talks about the decision to film the production in the Valley while at the Lee-Jackson Building in New Market on Wednesday.

NEW MARKET — The sights and sounds of battle may roll across the Valley as Johnny Reb and Billy Yank go head to head once again.

But this time, the only shooting to be done will be by the film…



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