Based on letters and diaries from the period, George Washington’s Army and Me, Elijah’s Long Journey Home is an adventurous, at-times humorous, heartfelt story about family, freedom, and home.
Directed by Emmy® Nominated
Screenwriter and Director Robert Child
1663 Media Arts, LLC Presents
George Washington’s Army and Me,
Elijah’s Long Journey Home!
An Adventurous, Family Friendly Film adapted from the popular Illustrated Children’s Book “George Washington’s Army And Me” by renowned Author and Illustrator Michael Dooling.
An impossible adventure begins when a young boy sneaks out of George Washington’s encampment to find his father, a soldier who does not return from the Battle of Monmouth. Will the game of draughts (checkers) save the young boy’s life and get him home?
Elijah excitedly shares with his Pa ” I snuck out of camp, ran into a cow, was chased by a stupid guard, stared down an Indian, darn near got shot by Lieutenant Hamilton, fell eight feet into a creek, picked up this old hound, and met ol’ George, himself…”