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  1. 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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    • Battle of Hampton Roads - March 8, 1862

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      Naval historian Dr. Craig Symonds describes the action between the ironclad CSS Virginia and the wooden warships of the Federal fleet in Hampton Roads on March 8, 1862.

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      • Chancellorsville: The Flank Attack Begins

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        Historian Bob Krick recounts the opening phases of Stonewall Jackson's famous Flank Attack upon the Union 11th Corps at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863. This video is a part of…

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        • Chancellorsville: Marching with Stonewall

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          Historian Bob Krick describes what it was like for the soldiers of Stonewall Jackson's corps as they made their way on the famous flank march of May 2, 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville.…

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          • Hari Jones - Road to Emancipation

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            Historian and curator of the African American Civil War Museum Hari Jones discusses the legislative steps that made the Emancipation Proclamation possible.

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            • Appomattox: The Surrender

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              NPS historian Ernie Price describes the surrender meeting between Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865. Learn more about Appomattox Court House at our page:…

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              • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Battlefield Death

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                Historian Pete Carmichael describes the process of finding, burying, and reburying the dead after battles. He also discusses the significance of having a "decent burial," and efforts to…

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                • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Union Leaders

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                  Historian Jared Frederick discusses the generals who commanded Union forces during the war, and President Lincoln's struggle to find the right man to win the war. This video is part of the Civil…

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                  • Greatest Charges of the Civil War

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                    Civil War Trust Director of Education Garry Adelman introduces the subject of the greatest charges of the Civil War. To learn more: www.civilwar.org/greatestcharges

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                    • Portrait Photography in the Civil War

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                      Director of Education Garry Adelman and Frank Goodyear, Curator at the National Portrait Gallery discuss the major types of portrait photos found in the Civil War era and the advancement of photography…

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                      • Chancellorsville: A Fatal Volley

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                        Historian Robert K. Krick describes the mortal wounding of Stonewall Jackson in the woods of Chancellorsville on the night of May 2, 1863. This video is a part of the Chancellorsville Battle App…

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                        • War Department - Pickett's Charge

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                          Historian Tim Smith and several members of the Civil War Trust Staff discuss the strategy, effectiveness, and significance of Pickett's famous charge at Gettysburg.

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