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  1. 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 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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        • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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                        • The Civil War in Four Minutes: The Battle of Gettysburg

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                          Historian Garry Adelman describes the events that took place during the Battle of Gettysburg from July 1-July 3, 1863. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents…

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