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  1. 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: Flags

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      In this In4 video segment, Historian Greg Biggs explains the various types of flags used by both sides during the Civil War. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which…

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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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        • 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: 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 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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              • 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: Army Organization

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                  Historian Garry Adelman explains how the Union and Confederate armies organized and led their infantry, cavalry, and artillery units. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series,…

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                  • The Civil War in Four Minutes: The Gettysburg Address

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                    Historian Jared Frederick explains the main points of President Lincoln's address and what the speech meant to Americans. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which…

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                    • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Military Engagements

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                      Historian Sam Smith explains the terms "skirmish" and "battle," and how these engagements made up campaigns. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series,…

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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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                        • 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…

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