or cancel
  1. The Gettysburg Address

    02:40

    from Civil War Trust Added 88K 69 2

    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…

    + More details
    • First Manassas Animated Map

      06:10

      from Civil War Trust Added 154K 34 2

      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.

      + More details
      • Fort Sumter Animated Map

        07:56

        from Civil War Trust Added 93K 29 0

        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.

        + More details
        • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Infantry Tactics

          04:04

          from Civil War Trust Added 21.6K 11 0

          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…

          + More details
          • 1865 Animated Map

            04:51

            from Civil War Trust Added 4,687 9 0

            This Civil War Trust animated map depicts the dramatic events of 1865 in America as the Civil War drew to a close.

          • Fredericksburg: The River Crossing

            02:40

            from Civil War Trust Added 7,879 8 0

            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…

            + More details
            • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Black Soldiers

              03:31

              from Civil War Trust Added 19.2K 8 0

              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.…

              + More details
              • Gettysburg Animated Interactive Maps

                16:40

                from Wide Awake Films Added 3,164 7 2

                Explore the Battle of Gettysburg with the fourth installment in our series of interactive, animated Civil War battle maps, produced in collaboration with the Civil War Trust - www.civilwar.org.

                + More details
                • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Reenacting

                  04:19

                  from Civil War Trust Added 10.6K 7 1

                  Rob Hodge discusses the culture and the lessons of reenactments. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics

                  + More details
                  • Trace Adkins - Support the Civil War Trust

                    01:55

                    from Civil War Trust Added 2,190 7 0

                    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

                    + More details
                    • The Civil War in Four Minutes: Artillery

                      04:13

                      from Civil War Trust Added 17.4K 6 0

                      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…

                      + More details
                      • War Department - Pickett's Charge

                        11:59

                        from Civil War Trust Added 7,939 6 1

                        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.

                        + More details

                        Browse Videos

                        Videos Civil War Trust

                        Here are all of the videos that Civil War Trust has uploaded to Vimeo. Appearances are videos that Civil War Trust has been credited in by others.

                        Also Check Out