OverviewBased on a true story of the American Civil War, this film shows the bravery of a group of teenage cadets who were called upon to defend the Skenandoah Valley against General Grant's (Tom Skerritt) union forces, under the leadership of Captain henry Dupont (David Arquette). 274 young men from the Virginia Military Institute are ordered to provide support for the more seasoned troops in this stategic battle. When the Confederate soliders are outnumbered, General John C. Breckenridge (Jason Isaacs) makes the agonizing decision to send the young men into the melee. A band of seven friends, each with their own set of values and feelings about the war, soon come together as one when faced with the most shattering moments of their young lives.
Lauren Holly, Jason Isaacs, Nolan Gould, Keith David, Luke Benward, David Arquette, Tom Skerritt