1. 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: 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 topics.

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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 War…

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        • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Soldier Life

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          Historian Doug Ullman describes the day to day life of Civil War soldiers. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.

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          • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Ulysses S. Grant

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            Living historian Curt Fields describes the life and accomplishments of Ulysses S. Grant. 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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            • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Confederate Leaders

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              Historian Garry Adelman describes the most notable generals in the Confederate army. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.

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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 War…

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                • The Civil War in Four Minutes: War in the West

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                  Historian Eric Jacobson discusses the significance of the War in the West. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.

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                  • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Monuments

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                    Historian Tim Smith describes the different types of Civil War monuments. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.

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                    • Civil War in Four Minutes: Emancipation Proclamation

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                      Historian Hari Jones describes the series of events which led President Abraham Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which…

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