Brett and Billy didn't have a proper honeymoon.
Goof: Charles and his partner in the scouting mission kill 2 out of the 6 yankee men who were trying to give chase to Augusta. However, when the yankees decide to retreat, the 6 of them can be seen galloping away.
The Yankee army (40,000) duplicated in number the Confederate army (22,000).
Goof: When George and Constance's leave the Manassas battlefield, she is seen holding the reins but the second after that, she is sat behind George who is now holding the reins.
Clarissa only notices about the fire in the barn when an explosion occurs. However, the men's shouts are clearly heard from her room.
It is not clearly stated, although it is hinted, that Virgilia stole Constance's Irish dress.
Brett's engraving in Billy's wedding ring says Forever.
Goof: The map hung in Lincoln's cabinet has Union troops denoted as American flags with 50 stars, which is an anachronism.
Goof: In Book 1 Mr. Lincoln has blue eyes (Hal Holbrook's natural color), but in the second book Hal Brook wears coloured contacts to make them appear brown.
Goof: A cameraman in a light, blue shirt is briefly visible after the charge of the cavalry at the first Bull Run battle.
When Orry meets President Davis, and as Davis and Lee discuss about secession being a crime or not, a microphone is visible in the mirror on the wall.
Goof: In the foreword to Episode 1, Independence is misspelled as Independance.
International Release Dates:
USA: 4 May, 1986.
West Germany: 29 August, 1987.
Poland: 25 March, 1990.
There was so much anticipation for the second installment of the North & South miniseries that photos kept being leaked out to the press, long before the movies release.
1986 Emmy: Several people for Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Special.
1986 Emmy: Robert Fletcher for Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special.