Colonel Chamberlain delivers a speech to a large group of men to redevote them to the cause of the Civil War. He explains that they are fighting for social justice: to set other men free rather than conquer land or loot. He desperately needs them to join his Northern Maine regiment for the battle, which became the turning point of the war and ultimately supported the outcome for the North.
This clip depicts the Battle of Little Round Top during the Civil War. With his men out of ammunition, Union Colonel Chamberlain orders his forces to bayonet charge down the hill, resulting in a favorable outcome for the Union.
Coach Boone wakes his team up early in the morning and drags them out to the cemetery where the Battle of Gettysburg was fought during the American Civil War. He gives an impassioned speech encouraging unity among his team and states that the players will experience the same fate as the soldiers of the battle if they don't work together and respect one another.