Garry Adelman is the author, co-author or editor of more than thirty books and articles concerning the Civil War. He is the vice president of the Center for Civil War Photography and has been a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg for more than a decade. He works full time as director of History and Education at the American Battlefield Trust.
Historian Garry Adelman explains why soldiers fought in "line of battle." This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
The Civil War Trust had the chance to sit down with one of its own -- Garry Adelman, Director of History and Education -- to talk about his new book, The Civil War 150: An Essential To-Do List. The Civil War 150 is a guide book that seeks to encourage people to expand their knowledge of the Civil War by visiting new Civil War sites and to do various Civil War related activities.
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