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  1. The Gettysburg Address

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    Filmmaker Ken Burns, author David McCullough, actors Sam Waterston, Matthew Broderick, Stephen Lang, and Medal of Honor recipient Paul W. Bucha recite one of the most famous speeches in American history. Musical…

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    • Bull Run Animated Map

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      View our animated map of the Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas). Learn about the strategies and the movements of the two armies as they engage in combat on July 21, 1861.

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      • Fort Sumter Animated Map

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        The Civil War Trust's Fort Sumter Animated Map depicts the events that lead to the first shots of the Civil War as well as other important battles in Charleston Harbor.

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        • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Infantry Tactics

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          Historian Garry Adelman explains why soldiers fought in "line of battle." This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War…

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          • Fredericksburg: The River Crossing

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            Historian and Fredericksburg Expert Frank O'Reilly describes the challenges that the Union army had in crossing the Rappahannock River during the Battle of Fredericksburg. This video is one…

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            • The Mission of the Civil War Trust

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              Learn more about the threats facing our Civil War battlefields and the Civil War Trust's mission to save as much of this threatened heritage as we can. Join us! www.civilwar.org

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              • Trace Adkins - Support the Civil War Trust

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                Civil War Trust Board Member Trace Adkins talks about the great importance in saving and preserving our American Civil War battlefields. To learn more about the Civil War Trust please visit: www.civilwar.org

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                • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Black Soldiers

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                  Historian Hari Jones summarizes the experience of African American Civil War soldiers, from emancipation to the authorization of United States Colored Troops to their experiences on the battlefield.…

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                  • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Robert E. Lee

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                    Living historian Frank Orlando describes the life and accomplishments of Robert E. Lee. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil…

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                    • War Department - North Anna

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                      In this episode of the War Department, our experts discuss Battle of North Anna, a significant phase of the 1864 Overland Campaign. Historians Robert E. L. Krick and Mike Miller explore this often…

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                      • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Artillery

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                        Historian Garry Adelman describes the different types of Civil War cannons and ammunition, and explains how they were fired. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which…

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                        • The Battle of Chancellorsville: An Overview

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                          Historian Robert K. Krick gives an overview of the Battle of Chancellorsville in this video produced from the Civil War Trust's Chancellorsville Battle App - www.civilwar.org/battleapps

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