Hearts In Bondage
Friends in the Civil War take opposite sides and come to fight the battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac.
And this is a curious coincidence, the latter is a U.S. Navy warship sunk on command but not destroyed, the South raises her and refits her as an ironclad.
A very refined director takes great pains to see the realism of the settings mirror the circumstances aboard these two extraordinary craft.
One’s loyalty is to Virginia, for example, or to the whole of Old Glory’s dominion, President Lincoln frees those particular items in the title.