Pharaoh's Army

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aphillbilly

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Has anyone seen this 1995 movie starring Chris Cooper? It is set in Kentucky during the CW.

Any opinions?

YMOS
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Thanks a million Neil...but...Dang.....I was hoping it stunk. Now I got something else I got to buy lol.

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Never heard of the movie before, but this thread makes me curious.

Which army was referred to as "Pharaoh's" and why?
 

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Interesting, I'd like to see it. A note that is all too often forgotten today is that Kentucky was largely pro Union...

Another reference to Pharoah's Army is a song the Irish Brigade sang on their way to Fredricksburg. A stirring song w/ biblical conotations that was well thought of in Ireland. I'm not certain of the title but I've heard it a time or to. It is a stirring song and imagining that song led by the NCO's and the refrains sung by the soldiers (in Brigade strength)... sends chills up my spine to think of it.
 
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