History Movie Madness Bracket Contest

We all know Gods and Generals is the best history movie of all time, or is it? Join us for History Movie Madness, where with your help, we will crown the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, or Civil War movie champion!


How to Enter 

Download the bracket PDF, fill it out, take a picture, and submit your History Movie Madness Bracket to bracket@battlefields.org between 9 am, Tuesday, March 19th and 11:59 pm, Tuesday, March 26th. 

From Wednesday, March 27th to Sunday, April 7th,  you will have a chance to vote for your favorite in a series of Facebook polls on the American Battlefield Trust Facebook Page. On Monday, April 8th we will convene a panel of mystery historians to debate the Final Four until we emerge with the champion! 

If you were lucky enough to submit a perfect bracket you will walk away with a copy of Civil War Battlefields: Walking the Trails of History. And bragging rights. 

Contest Timeline 

  • History Movie Madness Bracket Released - Tuesday, March 19th
  • History Movie Madness Bracket Submissions Closed - Tuesday, March 26th
  • Community Facebook Polls - Wednesday, March 7th - Sunday, April 7th
  • Final 4 Championship Facebook LIVE - Monday, April 8th 

Facebook Poll Voting Schedule 

Date  Poll - Each poll will go LIVE at 9 am and run for 24 hours
March 27th, 2019
March 28th, 2019
March 29th, 2019
March 30th, 2019
March 31st, 2019
April 1st, 2019
April 2nd, 2019
April 3rd, 2019
April 4th, 2019
April 5th, 2019
April 6th, 2019
April 7th, 2019
*The Facebook poll schedule will be updated as the results of earlier polls are decided.