Jared Frederick is an instructor of history at Pennsylvania State University, Altoona. For five years, he served as a seasonal park ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park, among other duties with the National Park Service. The author of several books and articles, including Images of Modern America: Gettysburg National Military Park and his latest work, Dispatches of D-Day: A People's History of The Normandy Invasion. A proponent of public history, he is involved in many historical organizations and has been a member of the American Battlefield Trust since age 12. Learn more on his website and blog at www.historymatters.biz.
Historian Jared Frederick on the long shadows that the Civil War casts into the 20th century, inspiring Gen. Eisenhower as he plotted the D-Day invasion of Normandy (June 6, 1944) — which marks its 75th anniversary this summer.
Historian Jared Frederick discusses the impact of religion on soldiers, armies, and strategy throughout the Civil War. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
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 American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
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