Based on a true story of the American Civil War, culminating at the Battle of New Market, May 1864. A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must confront the horrors of an adult world when they are called upon to defend the Shenandoah Valley. Leaving behind their youth, these cadets must decide what they are fighting for.

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'Field of Lost Shoes': Film Review - Hollywood Reporter

September 25, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'Field of Lost Shoes': Film Review
Hollywood Reporter
Displaying what can charitably be described as revisionist history and failing to match the impact of such similarly styled historical dramas as Gettysburg and Gods and Generals, Field of Lost Shoes feels strictly like small-screen fodder. Other than ...
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'Field of Lost Shoes' re-creates famed Civil War battleThe Detroit News

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'Field of Lost Shoes' is a sentimental look at Civil War battle - Orlando Sentinel

September 24, 2014

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'Field of Lost Shoes' is a sentimental look at Civil War battle
Orlando Sentinel
And when the smoke had cleared, there were shoes — sucked off their feet in the mud, torn from bodies yanked by cannonballs, Minie balls and bayonets. "Field of Lost Shoes" is about one of the more storied minor battles of the Civil War, when cadets ...

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Field of Lost Shoes (2014) - Moviefone

September 19, 2014

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Field of Lost Shoes (2014)
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Best viewed as a glossy advertisement for the venerable military academy that is its focus, Field of Lost Shoes doesn't exactly score points for objectivity. show more. 50 ... The film is adequately directed, well-photographed, and competently acted ...

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Civil War battle movie 'Field of Lost Shoes' opens next month - Roanoke Times

August 28, 2014

Roanoke Times

Civil War battle movie 'Field of Lost Shoes' opens next month
Roanoke Times
Filmed in Virginia last year, the film tells the story of seven young Virginia Military Institute cadets caught up in the Civil War, and the fatal charge of their corps at the Battle of New Market in May 1864. “Field of Lost Shoes” won the award for ...

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The Making of the Film: "Field of Lost Shoes" - WVTF

April 22, 2014

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The Making of the Film: "Field of Lost Shoes"
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Next month, as it does every year, the Virginia Military Institute will honor ten cadets who were killed at the Battle of New Market - boys who were not supposed to fight, but ended up filling a gap in the confederate line. They and 237 other cadets ...

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